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James Longhurst, Sheila Dwyer, John Lennon, Zhenhua Chen, Rudi Volti, Gopalan Balachandran, Katarina Gephardt, Mathieu Flonneau, Kyle Shelton, and Fiona Wilkie

debate on Britain’s attempts between the wars to create for its overseas possessions a sustainable naval self-defense. The Best Conference You Never Went To Colin Divall, ed., Cultural Histories of Sociabilities, Spaces and Mobilities (London: Pickering

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In the Eyes of Some Britons

Aleppo, an Enlightenment City

Mohammad Sakhnini

globalist, were steeped in the context of their entanglement with the world of others. 1 It was a traveling experience that shows how Enlightenment toleration, sociability, and living in peace with and among others also existed in Aleppo, a place many

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Pippa Marland and Anna Stenning

less acquisitive attitude to non-human nature, a new appreciation of our material interconnection with the environment, new forms of phenomenology, enchantment and spirituality, and even a reinvigorated sociability. There is also a sense of renewed

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The Schoolboy Sports Story

A Phenomenon and a Period Distinctive in the Cultural History of America

R.W. (Bob) Reising

from his preparatory school to the campus of Connecticut’s world-acclaimed institution. “The Yale Spirit” quickly transforms “the well-rounded, athletic, intelligent, and sociable Merriwell” into “a manly boy…; recast Street and Smith as a purveyor of

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Judith A. Nicholson and Mimi Sheller

Sociability in South Africa,” in Cultural Histories of Sociabilities, Spaces and Mobilities , ed. Colin Divall (New York: Routledge, 2015), 39–51. 22 Ibid., 43. 23 McKittrick, Demonic Grounds . 24 Simpson, Trafficking Subjects ; Cresswell, On the Move . 25

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Mobilities and the Multinatural

A Test Case in India

Thomas Birtchnell

Geographers 38, no. 1 (2013): 106–119, doi:10.1111/j.1475–5661.2012.00501.x . 19 Nigel Clark, Inhuman Nature: Sociable Life on a Dynamic Planet (London: Sage, 2010).

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The Algerian Café-Hotel

Hub of the Nationalist Underground, Paris 1926–1962

Neil MacMaster

movements in nineteenth-century France have shown in some detail how, at the micro-level, urban clubs, associations, and chambrées sustained forms of sociability in which a popular radical tradition took root, often hidden away from the eyes of the police

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Walking to Write

Following Patrick Leigh Fermor across Europe

David Wills

Fascism and Communism. Hunt is more overtly sociable than Cameron, and reaps the rewards: “in every country of my walk I encountered kindness and generosity that Paddy would have recognized” (328). Hunt indulges in some very Fermor-like extended stays: “my

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Jules Vallès and Séverine

Romantic Socialism and the Afterlife of a Cross-Sex Friendship in French Political Culture, 1880–1929

Michael Mulvey

to gossip that Vallès had himself turned “womanly” ( femmelette ). 35 At London tables of fraternal sociability, Vallès envisioned a subversive female rebel putting the Parisian bourgeoisie against the wall. In the tradition of pre-Marxist French

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A Fiction of the French Nation

The Émigré Novel, Nostalgia, and National Identity, 1797–1815

Mary Ashburn Miller

less happy in my exile, for I have not brought the bones of my fathers with me.” 44 In reality, of course, most émigrés were not alone; they established communities of sociability. Famously, Juniper Hall—Fanny Burney’s residence in Surrey