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The Navigation of Feeling: A Framework for the History of Emotions
Preface Part I. What are Emotions?: 1. Answers from cognitive psychology 2. Answers from anthropology 3. Emotional expression as a type of speech act 4. Emotional liberty Part II. Emotions inExpand
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Against Constructionism: The Historical Ethnography of Emotions
A coherent account of emotional change must find a dynamic, a vector of alteration, outside the discursive structures and normative practices that have monopolized ethnographic attention in researchExpand
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Sentimentalism and Its Erasure: The Role of Emotions in the Era of the French Revolution*
In the course of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a remarkable change in the understanding and expression of emotions occurred in France, and in elite circles all over Europe. RecentExpand
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Historical Research on the Self and Emotions
Research on this topic in Europe and North America has reached a new stage. Prior to 1970, historians told a story of progress in which modern individuals gradually gained mastery of emotions. AfterExpand
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The Making of Romantic Love: Longing and Sexuality in Europe, South Asia, and Japan, 900-1200 CE
In the twelfth century, the Catholic Church attempted a thoroughgoing reform of marriage and sexual behavior aimed at eradicating sexual desire from Christian lives. Seeking a refuge from the veryExpand
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Money and liberty in modern Europe : a critique of historical understanding
Preface 1. The crisis of the class concept in historical research 2. Meaning and its material base 3. Growth of the liberal illusion 4. Money and the rights of man in 1789 5. Challenging one's masterExpand
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The Invisible Code: Honor and Sentiment in Postrevolutionary France, 1814-1848
Starting from the premise that private feelings cannot be contained or eliminated from public deliberation or action, this text embarks on an inquiry into the influence of honour on behaviour inExpand
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