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Death in the Middle Ages and early modern time : the material and spiritual conditions of the culture of death
edited by Albrecht Classen
Berlin ; De Gruyter, [2016]
Death and the Culture of Death : Universal Cultural-Historial Observations, with an Emphasis on the Middle Ages / Albrecht Classen -- Heroic Poetry : Achievement and Heroic Death in Old English Literature / John M. Hill -- Death and Ritual : the Role of Wills in Late Anglo-Saxon England / Mary Louise Fellows -- Palimpsest in the Service of the Cult of the Saints : the False Arch in the Nave's Vault of the Abbey Church of Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe / Rosemarie Danziger -- When the Dead No Longer Rest : the Religious Significance of Revenants in Sagas set in Viking Age Settlements Around the Time of Conversion / Katharina Baier, Werner Schäfke -- The North Portal of the Freiburg im Breisgau Minster : Cosmological Imagery as Funerary Art / Nurit Golan -- The Effects of the Black Death : the Plague in Fourteenth-Century Religion, Literature, and Art / Jean E. Jost -- Bonum est mortis meditari : Meanings and Functions of the Medieval Double Macabre Portrait / Dominique DeLuca -- Imagining the Mass of Death in Chaucer's Pardoner's Tale : a Critique of Medieval Eucharistic Practices / Daniel F. Pigg -- Death, Sinfulness, the Devil, and the Clerical Author : the Late Medieval German Didactic Debate Poem Des Teufels Netz and the World of Craftsmanship / Albrecht Classen -- Pro Defunctis Exorare : the Community of the Living and the Dead in Jean Gerson's Sermones de Omnibus Sanctis and de Mortuis / Scott L. Taylor -- "And Thus She Will Perish" : Gender, Jurisdiction, and the Execution of Women in Late Medieval France / Patricia Turning -- "Je viens d'estrange contrée" : Medieval French Comedy Envisions the Afterlife / Sharon Diane King -- Gallows Humor in the Tragicomedia de Calisto y Melibea / Connie L. Scarborough -- Late Medieval Carved Cadaver Memorials in England and Wales / Christina Welch -- Images of Mortality in Early English Drama / Thomas Willard -- New Perspectives of the Early Modern Afterlife : the Last Pilgrimage in the Poetry of John Donne and Sir Walter Raleigh / Cyril L. Caspar -- Maternal Death and Patriarchal Succession in Renaissance France / Elizabeth Chesney Zegura -- Fear of Seeming Death in Eighteenth-Century Europe / Václav Grubhoffer.

"Death has never been a simple matter, neither for the victim/s nor for the survivors. All societies have deeply struggled with the issue of death and have found material and spiritual answers in response to death. The medieval and early modern world had to cope with the same questions, but found its own characteristic answers, as the contributions to this volume illustrate in a myriad of approaches"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry GT3150 .D424 2016

Saberes e sabores da colônia : alimentação e cultura como abordagem para o estudo rural
Menasche, Renata
Porto Alegre : EDUFRGS - Editora da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 2015
Baker Berry GT2853.B6 M46 2015

A cultural history of the human body in the Renaissance
edited by Linda Kalof and William Bynum
London ; Bloomsbury Academic, 2014
Baker Berry GT497.E85 C85 2014

A cultural history of the human body in the age of Enlightenment
edited by Carole Reeves
London ; Bloomsbury Academic, 2014
Baker Berry GT497.E85 C854 2014

Kimono : a modern history
Milhaupt, Terry Satsuki, 1959-2012, author
London : Reaktion Books, 2014
Introduction -- The foundations of a kimono fashion industry -- Modernizing the kimono -- Shopping for kimonos, shaping identities -- The kimono ideal migrates West -- Kimono designers -- Everyday and extraordinary, then and now.
Baker Berry GT1560 .M55 2014

Lowe, Scott, 1950 October 27- author
New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2016
Introduction -- Biology -- Removal -- Styling -- Fetishizing -- Conclusions.

"About how the manipulation of human hair holds fascinating symbolic meanings and provokes profound visceral impacts in all cultures of the world"--
Baker Berry GT2290 .L68 2016

男はなぜ化粧をしたがるのか / 前田和男
前田和男, 1947-
東京 : 集英社, 2009
Baker Berry Japan GT2341.J3 M34 2009

コスメの時代 : 「私遊び」の現代文化論 / 米澤泉
米澤泉, 1970-
東京 : 勁草書房, 2008
Baker Berry Japan GT2341.J3 Y65 2008

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