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Banner, Lois - - 2010
Piper, Andrew - - 2010
In the second half of the nineteenth century a conservative paternalistic benevolence permeated middle-class thought, leading to demonization and criminalisation of pauper invalids, many of whom were ex-convicts. This paper examines some aspects of the mechanics of the charitable system as practiced in nineteenth-century Tasmania through an analysis of life ...
Blue, Ethan - - 2010
In 1884, the Texas Capitol's builders brought prisoners from the state's convict, lease to cut costs and maximize profits. Members of the National Granite Cutters Union were outraged, and refused to train the prisoners to work on such a symbolically important project. In response, the builders sent to Aberdeen, Scotland, ...
Garfield, Seth - - 2010
Subsequent to the Japanese invasion of the Malayan peninsula in February 1942 which severed access to traditional latex markets, the United States subsidized mass labor transfers from the Brazilian Northeast to the Amazon forest to increase rubber output. The regime of Getulio Vargas, which favored Northeastern migration as a geopolitical ...
McCammack, Brian - - 2010
Between the World Wars, public transportation in Northern cities like Chicago and New York allowed African Americans, many of them newly migrated from the South, to contest geographical and bodily boundaries. Attention to the public, liminal space of subways and streetcars complicates scholarly understanding of black mobility that typically centers ...
Mouton, Michelle - - 2010
When the Nazis came to power in 1933 they slammed shut many educational and professional doors newly-opened to women in the 1920s. This article examines how women in three cohorts (those who had already launched their careers in 1933, those who were finishing their higher education in 1933, and those ...
Rivers, Daniel - - 2010
This article offer a history of lesbian and gay parenting custody case from 1967 to 1985. Using court transcripts, newspaper articles, and oral histories with key participants, it documents the struggle over definitions of the family that emerged in the gay and lesbian liberation era as women and men left ...
Delgado, Ander - - 2010
The aim of this article is to show the process of transformation of everyday life in the rural Basque society of the beginning of the twentieth century. It is generally accepted the vision of the rural Basque Country situated in the past and contrary to the changes of modern society. ...
Johnson, David - - 2010
This study outlines the rise of gay consumer culture from 1945 to 1969--an examination of the production, sale, and consumption of physique magazines, paperback novels, greeting cards, and other items available through gay-oriented mail order catalogs I argue that purchasing such consumer items validated gay men's erotic attraction to other ...
Corzine, Nathan - - 2010
Historians have contended that the stigma associated with women's alcohol consumption was largely eliminated by the 1940s. This paper, building on the work done by those historians, seeks to explore and, hopefully, complicate the concepts of gender, class, beer and American culture in the mid-twentieth century through the lens of ...
Mack, Adam - - 2010
This essay analyzes the efforts of supermarket companies, between the late 1930s and early 19650s, to create a multilayered sensory aesthetic for their stores. Grocery retailers sought to excite suburban shoppers' five senses to exploit what they saw as a feminine longing for erotic excitement intensified by lives circumscribed by ...
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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