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Introduction

Steven G. Smith

Steven G. Smith is Jennie Carlisle Golding Professor of Philosophy at Millsaps College, USA and the author of The Concept of the Spiritual (1988), Gender Thinking (1992), Worth Doing (2004), and Appeal and Attitude (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Full History : On the Meaningfulness of Shared Action

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Moment by moment we act, beginning new actions and continuing others, adding our portions to a growing total of world changes – the sum of what will have happened. As busy as we are forgetting what we have done or denying its significance...

Afterword: Digital history

New Directions in Social and Cultural History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In England, the fifth of November still commemorates the thwarted 1605 plot to blow up the House of Lords, assassinate King James I of England and VI of Scotland, and replace him with a Catholic monarch. While today it is mostly an excuse...

Cycling as Victorian spectacle

Neil Carter

Neil Carter is Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cycling and the British : A Modern History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...On 18 May 1889 William Hume, captain of the Belfast Cruisers Cycling Club, easily won four races at the Queen’s College sport meeting held at the North of Ireland Cricket Club in Belfast. It was a landmark event in the history of cycling...

Reporting daily life

Kenneth Morrison

Kenneth Morrison is Professor of Modern Southeast European History at De Montfort University, UK. He is the author of Nationalism, Statehood and Identity in Post-Yugoslav Montenegro (2018, Bloomsbury Academic), Sarajevo’s Holiday Inn: On the Frontline of Politics and War (2016) and, with Elizabeth Roberts, The Sandžak: A History (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Lowe

Paul Lowe is Reader in Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London, UK. An award-winning photographer whose work has been published in Time, Newsweek, Life, The Sunday Times Magazine, The Observer and The Independent, among others, Paul is the author of The Chronology of Photography (2018), Photography Masterclass (2016) and, with Jennifer Good, Understanding Photojournalism (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reporting the Siege of Sarajevo

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...As the siege relentlessly continued, a daily routine of reporting became increasingly established. Many of the TV and radio reporters and crews and the photographers working for the wire services were often based in Sarajevo for one or two...

Losses, Gains and Opportunities

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume III : Scientific Models: From the West to the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...The impression is widely spread that this is not a good moment to be a social historian. It has become common-place that our present situation differs strongly from the situation around 1970 when Eric Hobsbawm made his famous proclamation...

‘Adventure in a Wigwam’: Henry Bibb’s Account of Slavery among the Cherokees in Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave (1849)

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction This chapter is an exploration of the representation of African American slavery among the Cherokees in Indian Territory in the 1840s. It is based upon an analysis of Henry Bibb’s Narrative of the Life...

To ‘make a good Mistress to my servants’: Unmasking the Meaning of Maternalism in Colonial South Carolina

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In 1745, Eliza Lucas Pinckney drew up a series of resolutions among which she promised to ‘make a good wife to my dear Husband’, to ‘be a good Mother to my children’ and to ‘make a good Mistress to my servants’. She further vowed to treat...

‘Revolutionary Advancement’: The science behind food by air

Bryce Evans

Bryce Evans is Associate Professor of History at Liverpool Hope University, UK. This is his fourth book, and he has published extensively on food during the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Aviation in the Twentieth Century : The Pan American Ideal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Recollections of the food of the ‘golden age’ of flying are often rose-tinted, based around the abundance of food and drink. This promise of abundant consumption was a distinctly American theme, bound up with the cultural, economic...

The Transition from Plantation Slave Labour to Free Labour in the Americas

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The author would like to thank Laird Bergad and Stanley Engerman for their helpful comments. One of the most fundamental changes in the world economy in the nineteenth century was the transition from slave...

The Crew’s perspective: Training, eating and service

Bryce Evans

Bryce Evans is Associate Professor of History at Liverpool Hope University, UK. This is his fourth book, and he has published extensively on food during the 20th century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Aviation in the Twentieth Century : The Pan American Ideal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Nautical glamour: Pan Am’s early employees as sailors As this book has argued, the often-overlooked aspect behind airline food was the sense of entertainment...