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politics and economics (what we refer to here as the international) is (re)produced and changed. This hegemonic discourse approach is not understood as a theory in its own right. Rather, it is put forward as a mode of social inquiry that offers a method of ‘isolating’ – in a Foucaultian, archaeological sense – the international, in order to study its conditions of production, reproduction and change. Thus, the hegemonic discourse approach is proposed as an analytical framework for studying the biopolitics of the international, which is 3396 Producing globalisation 29

in Producing globalisation
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Insanity, identity and empire

, inside social institutions of the period. As fragments of the patient case records of mental hospitals, known earlier as hospitals for the insane, these stories need to be read against the historical backdrop of societies in formation. This book is about their stories, how these were told and produced inside institutions for the insane, and through welfare provisions, and how, in the telling, colonial

in Insanity, identity and empire

early 1840s. Plate 14 illustrates the thinness of the glass Bell was using at this early stage: the exterior grid to the window can be clearly seen through the green background to the figure. The Rattery commission is a fine example of the emergence of archaeological reference, the continued preference for painterly figures and glass-painting techniques and material inherited from the eighteenth-century tradition. The result

in Stained Glass and the Victorian Gothic Revival
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Ex machina

technical and existential, as postwar futurist artists set out to live and work in global arenas, exiled or travelled along the lines of capital in pursuit of labour, new materials and technologies, or chased redemption and robust ideological utopias away from home. This book reflects on the machine’s implications for labour within the complex economic, social and political frameworks engulfing postwar Europe. The machine was, almost literally, the vehicle through which national and geographical boundaries were questioned: both stabiliser and tectonics of the modern age

in Italian futurism and the machine

rather narrowly on individuals deemed at risk, rather than focusing on the underlying causes affecting the entire population (G. Rose, 2001). While often highly critical of the state of contemporary health promotion interventions, it is usually an internal critique that only rarely touches upon the social and political dynamics shaping public health interventions. However, public health promotion has also received attention from social science scholars that explicitly addresses the social and political norms, forces, and consequences of the contemporary quest for

in The politics of health promotion
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Museum historiographies

divisions within the collections. He replaced what he saw as an absurd miscellany with a continuous sequence, from palaeontology through archaeology to zoology and botany. Over the following decades, in Manchester as elsewhere, specialist disciplinary communities gradually crystallised around particular objects. For disciplines in museums were enacted not only in the material culture of the collections, but also through personnel and administrative structures. This specialist precipitation was contingent and uneven, and the disciplinary landscape did not necessarily match

in Nature and culture
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of archaeology j  1 J W o me n an d Muse ums, 18 50–19 1 4 and anthropology, and the influence of Ruskinian thought on museums. It interrogates museums as unique cultural institutions which straddled the public and the private – or the domestic and the scholarly – to show how such borderlands opened to women (and were opened by women) during the period, but also tended to segregate women in specifically gendered enclaves which institutionalised feminine expertise as real and separate, but less important than masculine expertise. It uncovers the ways in which

in Women and Museums, 1850–1914
Layard’s Assyrian discoveries and the formations of British national identity

Because there is no Originator, the nation’s biography cannot be written evangelically, ‘down time’, through a long procreative chain of begettings. The only alternative is to fashion it ‘up time’ – towards Peking Man, Java Man, King Arthur, wherever the lamp of archaeology casts its fitful gleam

in Cultural identities and the aesthetics of Britishness
Re-enacting Angkorian grandeur in postcolonial Cambodia (1953–70)

–119. 6 M. Falser, ‘Colonial Gaze and Tourist Guide: The Making of the Archaeological Park of Angkor in the French Protectorate of Cambodia’, in M. Falser and M. Juneja (eds), ‘Archaeologising’ Angkor? Heritage between Local Social Practices and Global Virtual Realities (Heidelberg and New York: Springer, 2013), pp

in Cultures of decolonisation
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sciences and archaeology, the more recent era of human endeavour, and even the ‘contemporary past’ of ethnographic artefacts, so often collected in order to reflect social and technological atavisms. Indeed, the act of collecting such emblematic artefacts demonstrated the alleged distance of the societies that produced them from the progress symbolised by the imperial modernism of the museum in which they were

in Museums and empire