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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Illuminating the Saint

Jennifer C. Edwards.

in Superior Women

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); European History. 20972 words.

Chapter 3 establishes the relationship between Radegund’s foundations after her death. The abbesses engaged in the local community especially with their dependent canons at the church of...

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The Miracles and Decoration of Sainte-Radegonde

Jennifer C. Edwards.

in Superior Women

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); European History. 12541 words.

Chapter 5 examines the efforts of the canons of Sainte-Radegonde to enhance their community’s status in the thirteenth century. The canons commissioned new manuscripts, building projects,...

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The Onslaught of Civilization

Ethan Pollock.

in Without the Banya We Would Perish

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 11062 words.

Despite the concerns of doctors about the horrendous conditions in them, banyas remained popular with a broad spectrum of the population. The banya became a battleground on which the...

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Conclusion

Jennifer C. Edwards.

in Superior Women

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); European History. 868 words.

This book has examined the consistent vitality of female abbatial authority within one unusual community over the course of a millennium. In 2005, as a graduate student, I had the privilege...

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Without the Banya We Would Perish

Ethan Pollock.

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 352 pages.

The story of the pervasive and resilient Russian bathhouse (banya) offers new perspectives on the evolution of Russian identity, conceptions of health and hygiene, and forms of community,...

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The Image of Freedom

Carmen Fracchia.

in 'Black but Human'

October 2019; p ublished online November 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History. 19047 words.

I discuss the shift from an hegemonic view of Afro-Hispanic slaves and ex-slaves to the articulation of the emergence of the slave ‘subject’ and the ‘emancipatory subject’ by concentrating...

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Contested Elections and Reform

Jennifer C. Edwards.

in Superior Women

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); European History. 21848 words.

Chapter 7 investigates conflicts within Sainte-Croix around contentious abbatial elections. These conflicts demonstrate that Sainte-Croix’s advocates respected a properly elected abbess’s...

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Here Nobody Is Naked, There Is No Need for Shame

Ethan Pollock.

in Without the Banya We Would Perish

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 14819 words.

During and after the Second World War, the older idea of the banya as a center of communal identity and a place to restore vitality re-emerged in parallel to the state’s continued emphasis...

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Introduction

Ethan Pollock.

in Without the Banya We Would Perish

November 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History. 3242 words.

For over a thousand years the banya has been a crucial institution to a wide variety of people: men and women, rich and poor, straight and gay, religious and atheist. The omnipresence of...

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Superior Women

Jennifer C. Edwards.

July 2019; p ublished online August 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); European History. 336 pages.

Superior Women examines female monastic authority at the abbey of Sainte-Croix in Poitiers from its foundation by Saint-Radegund in the sixth century through its sixteenth-century reform....

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