History and the Texture of Modern Life: Selected Essays by Lucy Maynard Salmon

By Lucy Maynard Salmon

Virtually a century in the past Vassar professor Lucy Maynard Salmon (1853-1927) began down an highbrow direction that made her some of the most cutting edge historians of all time. Her old process depended on broad use of the files of daily life. in school, for instance, she shocked her scholars with laundry lists, grocery receipts, and newspapers, and requested them to interpret those "ephemera" as ancient records. What did the laundry receipts inform approximately those that used such providers? approximately those that ran such institutions? approximately structures of household carrier? company association? briefly, Salmon recentered heritage from narrative to technique, from tale to equipment. by means of analyzing topics that we go together with fabric tradition she expected present practices through a long time. Salmon used to be glossy in her matters and her equipment, and a feminist in either her pursuits and her procedure. The publication includes a cross-section of her essays, together with choices from her ground-breaking research "Domestic carrier" and her recognized essays "History in a again backyard" and "Main highway" within which she reads the standard setting of backyard and town in ancient phrases. additionally integrated are her outstanding essay at the architectural association of her kitchen and a hitherto unpublished essay on her former professor, Woodrow Wilson, that describes him in brilliant phrases as an "autophotographer." Salmon's modernism will startle those that haven't learn her earlier than.

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Margery Kempe and Her World by A.E. Goodman

By A.E. Goodman

Daughter of a mayor of King's Lynn, spouse of a burgess there and mom of fourteen young children, Margery Kempe (c. 1373-post 1438) was once additionally a non secular mystic and hysteric, who dictated her 'autobiography' to a scribe on the finish of her lifestyles. during this heritage of her existence, Anthony Goodman examines "The Book", to reconstruct as a lot of her traditional biography because the fabrics let. together with her religious reports, yet focusing such a lot really on her daily lifestyles, he builds an exciting photo of bourgeois society in overdue medieval Lynn, and the broader international of overdue medieval cities in England and Europe extra in most cases.

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Psychology in the Work Context by Ziel Bergh

By Ziel Bergh

Psychology within the paintings context 5e is an introductory textual content for college kids of business and organisational psychology. The ebook presents a entire conceptual framework for knowing paintings behaviour and relationships at paintings and equips the scholar with a theoretical framework shape which to examine matters within the paintings position.

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Dictionary of Women in Religious Art by Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

By Diane Apostolos-Cappadona

Словарь женских образов в религиозном искусстве, более 2000 словарных статей. The Dictionary of ladies in non secular paintings presents uncomplicated information regarding not just the photographs of girls in spiritual paintings, but in addition approximately their roles in society and womens cultural historical past. comprises over 2000 entries and over a hundred illustrations, attracts on all of the significant non secular traditions of the area. the ladies or lady figures thought of are often goddesses, celestial beings, demons, metaphorical entities, and mythical girls, but in addition historic ladies in addition: spiritual leaders, artists, writers, or even girls consumers of the humanities.

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The Oatman Massacre: A Tale Of Desert Captivity And Survival by Brian McGinty

By Brian McGinty

The Oatman bloodbath is one of the most famed and dramatic captivity tales within the historical past of the Southwest. during this riveting account, Brian McGinty explores the heritage, improvement, and aftermath of the tragedy.Roys Oatman, a dissident Mormon, led his kin of 9 and some different households from their houses in Illinois on a trip west, believing a prophecy that they might locate the fertile “Land of Bashan” on the confluence of the Gila and Colorado Rivers. On February 18, 1851, a band of southwestern Indians attacked the family members on a cliff overlooking the Gila River in present-day Arizona. All yet 3 family members have been killed. The attackers took thirteen-year-old Olive and eight-year-old Mary Ann captive and left their wounded fourteen-year-old brother Lorenzo for dead.Although Mary Ann didn't live on, Olive lived to be rescued and reunited together with her brother at fortress Yuma.On Olive’s go back to white society in 1857, Royal B. Stratton released a e-book that sensationalized the tale, and Olive herself went on lecture excursions, telling of her studies and exciting audiences along with her Mohave chin tattoos.Ridding the mythical story of its anti-Indian bias and wondering the old thought that the Oatmans’ attackers have been Apaches, McGinty explores the level to which Mary Ann and Olive can have tailored to existence one of the Mohaves and charts Olive’s 8 years of traveling and speaking approximately her ordeal.

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(En)gendering the War on Terror: War Stories And Camouflaged by Kim Rygiel, Krista Hunt

By Kim Rygiel, Krista Hunt

Decades after the warfare on terror all started, there's a turning out to be physique of literature interpreting the advance, motivation, and results of this US-led aggression. almost absent from those money owed is an exam of the principal position that gender, race, classification, and sexuality play within the struggle on terror. This loss of consciousness displays a endured resistance by means of analysts to recognize and interact identity-related social matters as relevant parts inside of international politics. As this clash grows, spreads and deepens, it really is extra vital than ever to check how various foreign actors are utilizing the conflict on terror as a chance to augment present gendered, raced, classed, and sexualized inter/national family. This booklet examines the professional struggle tales being advised to the overseas group approximately why and opposed to whom the struggle on terror is being waged. The e-book is meant for college students, students and practitioners within the components of diplomacy, women's stories and cultural experiences.

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