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Schroer, Timothy - - 2011
Tomkins, Alannah - - 2011
The social standing of the surgeon-apothecary cannot be determined by reference to professional life alone, yet few such men left social documents. The lower middling sort was typically reticent about evaluations of their own social position in any source genre. This article uses a unique archive, and the concept of ...
Schwaller, Robert - - 2011
Since the fifteenth century, the term "mulato" has been used to describe individuals of mixed African and European ancestry. Through an examination of mulatos from sixteenth century New Spain this piece complicates our understanding of the usage and implication of this socio-racial ascription. Both demographic and anecdotal evidence suggests that ...
Vikstrom, Lotta - - 2011
This essay combines prison records with parish registers to employ life-course perspectives on past offenders and expand the view of them. The results show highly unusual criminal and demographic data that indicate the life experiences of 320 offenders in Sweden before and after they had committed their crime in 1840-1880. ...
George, Abosede - - 2011
For almost two decades between the close of the Second World War and Nigerian independence in 1960, the British colonial state which faced a crisis of legitimacy in Lagos upheld city ordinances that made itinerant trading by young children in Lagos a punishable status offense. Although anti-trading regulations were gender-neutral ...
Roos, Neil - - 2011
During the Second World War (1939-1945), South African military authorities employed various regimes to mould white South African soldiers as citizens of a particular type. These coincided broadly with traditions of racial statehood identified by David Goldberg, and included attempts at ideological control - through the liberal Army Education Scheme, ...
Berco, Cristian - - 2011
Whereas traditional social and health histories have viewed the garments of early modern patients accessing hospital care as evidence of their poverty, this article reinterprets the meaning of patient clothing in the context of a venereal disease hospital in Toledo, Spain, in the seventeenth century. Patients carefully selected what they ...
Hammad, Hanan - - 2011
This article traces prostitution in al-Mahalla in the first half of the 20th century as a regulated urban practice until the trade was outlawed in Egypt in 1949. Studying prostitution during this period of exceptionally rapid growth and transformation not only provides a window on a particular type of illicit ...
Hill, Robert - - 2011
After WWII in the United States, gender and sexual minorities began to construct social identities in a cold war climate hostile to gender and sexual transgression. The coming of the sexual revolution in the mid-1960s and 1970s unleashed forces that provided opportunities for these groups to demarcate their differences from ...
Nereid, Camilla - - 2011
In Turkey today, the issue of what to wear or not to wear is once more on top of the political agenda. On June 5, 2008, the Constitutional Court ruled that the Turkish Parliament had violated the constitutional principle of secularism by lifting the headscarf ban in universities.
Woods, Michael - - 2011
This essay illuminates the role of emotion in antebellum American politics and political culture through an analysis of the indignant northern response to the May 1856 caning of Charles Sumner. It begins by situating indignation in its antebellum cultural context, showing that popular beliefs about indignation's sympathetic and moral nature ...
Golden, Janet - - 2011
This article examines American baby books from the late nineteenth through the twentieth century. Baby books are ephemeral publications--formatted with one or more printed pages for recording developmental, health, and social information about infants and often including personal observations, artifacts such as photographs or palm prints, medical and other prescriptive ...
Ramsland, Katherine - - 2011
Long, Laird - - 2011
Abraham, C.J. - - 2011
Hamden, Raymond - - 2011
Wecht, Cyril - - 2011
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