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Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2010
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2010
Finney-Brown, Tessa - - 2010
Sethiya, Neeraj - - 2010
Convolvulus pluricaulis Choisy: a rasayana drug which is mainly advocated for use in mental stimulation and rejuvenation therapy. It is known as Shankhpushpi by Ayurvedic practitioners in ancient systems of Indian medicine as it was a prominent memory improving drug, a psychostimulant and tranquiliser in traditional Indian medicine. The plant ...
Sarris, Jerome - - 2010
Many randomised controlled trials (RCT) have been conducted using Piper methysticum (kava), however no qualitative research exploring the experience of taking kava during a clinical trial has previously been reported.
Carter, Jocelyn - - 2010
Alcohol is a powerful teratogen. Consumption of alcohol during pregnancy has the potential to cause a range of birth defects, with the greatest impact on the central nervous system. Damage to the central nervous system is likely to be due to the interaction of a number of mechanisms. Figures for ...
Thomsen, Michael - - 2010
Baxter, John - - 2010
Rabin, Dana - - 2010
Blaufarb, Rafe - - 2010
Tauger, Mark - - 2010
Campbell, Nancy - - 2010
Weiss, Max - - 2010
Shi[.sup.c]i sectarianism in Lebanon first became institutionalized during the period of French Mandate rule, exemplified by the newly created Jacfari sharica court. Initially empowered to adjudicate matters of personal status law, the court also played an influential role beyond its walls. This article examines practical expressions of Shi[.sup.c]i sectarianism that ...
Warner, Jessica - - 2010
To read the current literature on nineteenth-century friendships is to walk away with the impression that they were far more demonstrative, emotionally as well as physically, than is the case today. This impression can be traced back to a seminal article by Carroll Smith-Rosenberg, and it repeats, with variants and ...
Song, Joonseo - - 2010
Based on archival research and using the major industrial center of Magnitogorsk as a case study, this article analyzes nature of the social welfare practices during the postwar Stalinist era. Scholars have emphasized that the Stalin regime exercised the rule of "exclusion," by which the regime ruled out the unproductive ...
Graff, Harvey - - 2010
This article reviews the thirty year history of The Literacy Myth: Literacy and Social Structure in the Nineteenth-Century City (1979). I reflect on The Literacy Myth and the critical concept of "the literacy myth" that it proposed on the occasion of the book's thirtieth anniversary, a special and also a ...
Verhoeven, Gerrit - - 2010
How did Calvinist travellers behave when they ventured into the lion's den of Catholicism? Were Protestants on Grand Tour bound to ignore Popish sanctuaries, and - so it seemed - false relics, excessive processions, obscure rituals, and foolish idolatry or superstition? Did they mock or slander French or Italian Catholicism? ...
Firpo, Christina - - 2010
From 1890-1956, non-governmental welfare agencies worked with the French colonial government in Indochina to remove Eurasian children, who had been abandoned by their French fathers, from their Vietnamese mothers and the Vietnamese cultural environment. In an era marked by historical exigencies, perceived threats to white prestige, and inherent challenges to ...
Hudgins, Nicole - - 2010
The historian cannot afford to dismiss family photographs as mere symbols of bourgeois hegemony as critics and sociologists have done. Workers, moreover, frequently obtained their portraits, not to imitate their bourgeois "superiors," but to show their pride in their own accomplishments and their children's. Family collections of the mid-nineteenth and ...
Brooks, Jeffrey - - 2010
This essay traces changing representations of ethnic Russians and other peoples of the empire in popular prints (lubok), illustrated weeklies, and the art of the Itinerants (Peredvizhniki) from the 1860s through the 1890s. The author describes the role of the expanding print culture in an emergent Russian national identity. After ...
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