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The Corpus Christi Devotion

Gender, Liturgy, and Authority among Dominican Nuns in Castile in the Middle Ages

Mercedes Pérez Vidal

Rosario , 1931), 352. 19 Luis G. Alonso Getino, “Centenario y cartulario de nuestra comunidad,” Ciencia tomista 20 (1919): 5–21; 129–152; 265–288, esp. 280. 20 Caroline W. Bynum, Holy Feast and Holy Fast: The Religious Significance of Food to Medieval

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Mireia Comas-Via

Translator : Delfi I. Nieto-Isabel

to support the family, and thus the loss of material resources. The jobs that women used to perform were mostly related to the supply of the household, spinning, clothing and food production, retail, and so on. 16 However, both married women and

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The “Moral Effect” of Legalized Lawlessness

Violence in Britain’s Twentieth-Century Empire

Caroline Elkins

skin under them by special appliances,” and the “pulling of the sexual organs.” He detailed the British forces’ widespread ransacking and looting of homes, summary executions, disappearances, the denial of food and water to innocent civilians, the rape

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From Villainous Letch and Sinful Outcast, to “Especially Beloved of God”

Complicating the Medieval Leper through Gender and Social Status

Christina Welch and Rohan Brown

edict furthered this by requiring towns and cities with leper hospitals to house and feed lepers in their boundaries. Unable to work or care for themselves, these hospitals or leprosaria , provided shelter, food, and physical and spiritual care through

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Anthony Egan

simply spoke and acted with the authority of a singular freedom […]. He called his hearers to be without anxiety for the future concerning clothes, food, or shelter, and he supported his words with his own conduct. […] He seems to have been so free of

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Matthew Trundle

. Thanks to money, armies in the field could provision themselves by selling booty for coins and using money to pay for food rather than foraging for it in the field. Money centralized the military process, making wars more efficient. Wars had become bigger

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“Before the War, Life Was Much Brighter and Happier than Today”

Letters from French War Orphans, 1915–1922

Bethany S. Keenan

children. The high cost of living also challenged women. Letters during and after the war mentioned rationing and the need to rely on donor money to buy necessities. As Tyler Stovall has shown, even with government intervention, rising prices on food and

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The Keys to the Economic Kingdom

State Intervention and the Overcoming of Dependency in Africa before the Crisis of the 1970s

Bill Freund

GENCOR. Anton Rupert built a business empire initially based on tobacco, Albert Wessels on assembling Japanese-designed cars and Bill Venter on assembling IT. The successes of Rupert and of the food processing industry (Frankel), supermarkets after 1970s

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Sandbags, Strikes, and Scandals

Public Disorder and Problematic Policing in Occupied Roubaix during World War I

James E. Connolly

industrial triangle of Lille-Roubaix-Tourcoing. 8 Like other occupied localities, Roubaix faced considerable German exploitation via requisitions of food or goods, the imposition of war taxes, and the use of forced labor. The population lived under strict

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Cross-Generational Abuse

Priests, Parishioners, and the Catholic Church in New Spain

Zeb Tortorici

their confessor.” 4 My own research shows that priests in New Spain regularly offered young parishioners gifts, clothing, chocolate, food, alcohol, and other items to engage in sex, and that many accepted such invitations either enthusiastically