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Exotic, Empire, or Everyday? Advertising Groceries

Jon Stobart

in Sugar and Spice: Grocers and Groceries in Provincial England, 1650-1830

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199577927
eISBN:
9780191744884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577927.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the nature and importance of grocery advertising. The chapter consciously juxtaposes the form and content of trade cards and newspaper advertisements: the intensely visual ... More


Incorrigible Runaways: Disability and the Bodies of Fugitive Slaves

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy

in Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043192
eISBN:
9780252052071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043192.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the ways in which the bodies of enslaved people were portrayed in Jamaican and Barbadian runaway advertisements from 1718 to 1815. The ads reveal that enslaved people were ... More


Early American Bodies: Creating Race, Sex, and Beauty

Sharon Block

in Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040399
eISBN:
9780252098819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040399.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter investigates how physical descriptions of bodies shaped understandings of race and sexuality in the eighteenth century. Moving beyond the literary and rhetorical representation of ... More


Sutton the Parvenu

Gavin Weightman

in The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300241440
eISBN:
9780300256314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241440.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter assesses how Daniel Sutton became a veritable Georgian parvenu. Greatly admired as he was for his skills as an inoculator, Sutton was aware that he was regarded socially as no more than ... More


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