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Building the Body Politic: Power and Urban Space in Washington, D.C. By Margaret E. Farrar. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. viii, 183 pp. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-252-03227-1.)

RAPHAEL, Francis Charles (1871 - 1945), consulting electrical engineer, specialising in legal work and in the electrical equipment of buildings. Before the 1914–18 War, Editor of Electrical Engineering; previously Editor of The Electrician for a number of years; an expert in electrical engineering matters, and author of some books on these subjects; consulting electrical engineer to various hospitals, and other institutions, public bodies and companies; during the 1914–18 War Lieut London Electrical Engineers, RE (T); afterwards a Departmental Manager with the Edison-Swan Electric Co., Ltd until 1922, and now devoting himself exclusively to consulting practice

STEVENSON, Edward Daymonde (1895 - 1958), Purse-Bearer to the Lord High Commissioners to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland since 1930; Ensign, Royal Company of Archers, Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland, since 1955 (Brigadier, 1948); Usher of the Green Rod of the Order of the Thistle, 1953; Director: J. Smart & Co. (Contractors) Ltd; Morgan Lyons & Co., Ltd, Cairnton Trust & Finance Co. Ltd; The Investment and Property Trust Ltd; Coca-Cola Bottlers (Scotland) Ltd; Hunter Robertson & Co. Ltd; Scottish Television Ltd; Co-operative Permanent Building Society; Arcadia Nickel Corporation Ltd, Toronto (Representative in Europe)

INNES of Learney, Thomas (1893 - 1971), Member of the Royal Company of Archers (Queen’s Body Guard for Scotland); Baron of Aberkerder, Kinnairdy and Yeuchrie; Genealogist to Priory of Scotland in the Order of St John, 1947–70, Preceptor of Torphichen since 1970, KJStJ, 1947; Chairman of Postmaster General’s Stamps Committee (Scotland), 1956–57; Commissioner of Supply for Aberdeenshire, 1926–29; Member of National Building Records Scottish Council since 1941; Member of Council of Scottish History Society, Scottish Record Society, Scottish Ecclesiological Society (President 1957–60), Scottish Ancestry Research Society; Vice-President Scottish Genealogy Society; Vice-President Society of Genealogists; Trustee of Sir William Fraser’s Foundation


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The anthropologist Mary Douglas once remarked that, for psychologists and psychoanalysts, everything symbolizes the body; for sociologists, the body symbolizes everything else. In as much as our bodies present a ...

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