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Katherine Foxhall

now associated with the name of Imlay. There, Wellings’ son Harry – the boy who had been six years old when the family sailed to Australia on the David McIvor – would marry and have five children. Figure 7 Charles Eden Wellings, ‘View of Twofold Bay from Cattle Bay, Eden; Mount Imlay in Background’ (c. 1910-12). In Eden, the stories of Imlay and Wellings converged. In no small part, the Imlay brothers’ presence in Eden’s modern cultural memory is due to the oldest of

in Health, medicine, and the sea
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Katherine Fennelly

redevelopment of lunatic asylum sites and the popular understanding of these buildings which has impacted their reuse. The popular cultural memory of lunatic asylums as places of incarceration, abuse, and control is articulated in literature and film. Popular representations of lunatic asylums as coercive and inhumane contribute to the marginalisation of these buildings on a local level. In turn, this marginalisation has led to the destruction or rebranding of redeveloped institutions, effectively removing any association with mental illness from the communities that once

in An archaeology of lunacy
Lisa Wynne Smith

-like. The idea of Irish cannibals pre-dated Swift, with cultural and political references throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. 81 Several of the examples that might have resounded in cultural memory came from 1641, including the case of a woman who allegedly ate another woman’s child. 82 Satire, political uses of an image, and historical memory had unclear boundaries in Early Modern Ireland, but many stories about baby-eating circulated around Europe. Supernatural beliefs emphasise the widespread understanding

in Early Modern Ireland and the world of medicine
Coreen Anne McGuire

: Yale University Press, 2004); Reid , F. , Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in Britain 1914–30 ( London : Continuum , 2010 ); Meyer , J ., ‘ Not Septimus Now: Wives of Disabled Veterans and Cultural Memory of the First World War in Britain ’, Women’s History Review , 13 : 1 ( 2004 ), 117 – 138 ; and Scull, Hysteria . 37 Enke, ‘War Noises on the Battlefield’, p. 13. 38 McBride P. , and Turner , A. L. , ‘ War Deafness, with Special Reference to the Value of Vestibular Tests ’, The Lancet , 192 : 4951 ( 1918 ), 73 – 74 . Logan

in Measuring difference, numbering normal
First World War writings by medical personnel
Carol Acton and Jane Potter

1 ‘These frightful sights would work havoc with one’s brain’: First World War writings by medical personnel1 In ‘Mental Cases’, war poet Wilfred Owen depicted the ‘men whose minds the Dead have ravished’, and in ‘Strange Meeting’ pointed again to the psychological suffering engendered by war:  ‘Foreheads of men have bled where no wounds were.’ The literature of the First World War is arguably the primary means by which it has been absorbed into cultural memory, and the war’s psychological impact on the participants has become central to the way it is

in Working in a world of hurt
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Civilian nerves in the Second World War
Jill Kirby

., p. 171. 12 Harrisson, Blitz , p. 174. 13 Shephard, War of Nerves , p. 179. 14 For discussion of wartime morale and post-war construction of a mythologised wartime spirit, see Angus Calder, The Myth of the Blitz (London: Pimlico, 1992); Mackay, Half the Battle ; Susan R. Grayzel, At Home and Under Fire: Air Raids and Culture in Britain from the Great War to the Blitz (Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011); Lucy Noakes and Juliette Pattinson (eds) British Cultural

in Feeling the strain