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Conversational Perversion, Implicature and Sham Cancelling in Othello
Othello demonstrates what we call ‘conversational perversions’. This is a technical term which we introduce to identify conversational behaviours which are designed to block the possibility of mutual understanding that ...
Patients, Practitioners and Lodgers: : Male Sexual Health Patients’ and Their Healers’ use of Location in Early Modern Medical Encounters
Early modern medical literature is littered with complaints about the behaviour of male sexual health patients. Practitioners were particularly aggrieved that reckless consumption of food and alcohol and engaging in sexual ...
Size Acceptance: A Discursive Analysis of Online Blogs
Dominant discourses of “fatness” and “fat people” have implications for physical and mental health. Although alternative discourses such as “size acceptance” exist, there has been little consideration of the ways in which ...
Digital Archives Built by Students for Students : Inherited Learning at University of Hertfordshire
Inherited learning is the latest stage of a programme to develop digital history methods in the undergraduate curriculum at the University of Hertfordshire’s history department. Involving more members of staff than before ...
Hollywood’s Raid on Entebbe : Behind the Scenes of the United States-Israel alliance
This article examines the popular cultural dimensions of the U.S.-Israeli alliance. Focusing on the fierce competition that took place between American and Israeli filmmakers to re-enact the Israeli military's Entebbe raid ...
Modelling regional imbalances in English plebeian migration to late eighteenth-century London
Using a substantial set of vagrancy removal records for Middlesex (1777–86) giving details of the place of origin of some 11,500 individuals, and analysing these records using a five-variable gravity model of migration, ...
‘What a wonderful change have I undergone … so altered in stature, knowledge & ideas!’: Apprenticeship, Adolescence and Growing Up in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Ulster.
Until the late nineteenth-century, apprenticeship was the main way in which young people were trained in crafts and trades. Given that most apprenticeship terms lasted approximately seven years, young people could expect ...
Mobility, Migration and Modern Memory
Can Fictionalists Have Faith?
According to non-doxastic theories of propositional faith, belief that p is not necessary for faith that p. Rather, propositional faith merely requires a 'positive cognitive attitude'. This broad condition, however, can ...