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Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Maxine Berg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199215287
eISBN:
9780191695933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215287.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This book explores the invention, making, and buying of new, semi-luxury, and fashionable consumer goods during the 18th century. It follows these goods, from china tea ware to all sorts of metal ... More


The Creation of Modern Space

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the cinema’s ability to articulate the spatial disruptions of modernity. It considers how urban space became Japanese cinema’s crucial iconography, one that expressed the ... More


Select Men of Sober and Industrious Habits: Alcohol Reform and Social Conflict during the Late Antebellum Period

Bruce E. Stewart

in Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The temperance movement in western North Carolina began taking root in the 1830s when a growing number of highlanders felt that alcohol impeded the region's economic and moral potential. However, ... More


Cultural Revival and Invention

Glanmor Williams

in The Foundations of Modern Wales: Wales 1642-1780

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852786
eISBN:
9780191670565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852786.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the novel and dramatic developments in the field of Welsh culture. It shows the emergence of men and women blessed with a multitude of overlapping talents determined to enrich ... More


“These Big-Boned, Semi-Barbarian People”: Creation of the Myth of Violent Appalachia and Its Consequences, 1878–1890

Bruce E. Stewart

in Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The stereotype of Appalachia as “the home of the hunter, the moonshiner, and the beasts of the forest” began during the antebellum period and would gain widespread acceptance among northern and ... More


Vernacular Meanings of Genre: The Middle-Class Film

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the Japanese film genre known as “middle-class film” (shoshimin eiga), a formative genre in the classical Japanese cinema of the 1920s and 1930s. It first considers genre ... More


Advertising for Love: Matrimonial Advertisements and Public Courtship

Pamela Epstein

in Doing Emotions History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038051
eISBN:
9780252095320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038051.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses how matrimonial ads give a new and unique insight into the way that rapid urban growth and capitalism of the nineteenth century affected people's intimate lives and their ... More


Conclusion: The Meaning of Islamic Reform

Roman Loimeier

in Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695430
eISBN:
9781474427050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695430.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter summarizes the results of the book. In particular, it raises the question what Islamic reform actually means for Muslims in sub-Saharan Africa and it points out both patterns and ... More


Shrinking Fourth World? Mobiles, Development, and Inclusion

Jonathan Donner

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the role of mobile communication devices in economic development in developing and underdeveloped communities. Information on the Fourth World, a part of society excluded from ... More


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