Ian Willis deposited Cultural and heritage tourism adds $6.4 million a year to the local economy in the group History on Humanities Commons 2 days, 17 hours ago
New research shows that cultural and heritage tourism is worth around $6.4 million per year to the Camden Local Government Area.
Destination NSW (2019) defines cultural and heritage tourism as ‘a tool of economic development that achieves economic growth through attracting visitors from outside a host community, who are motivated wholly or in p…[Read more]
Ian Willis deposited Convicts in the Cowpastures an untold story in the group History on Humanities Commons 2 days, 17 hours ago
The story of European settlement in the Cowpastures is intimately connected to the story of the convicts and their masters. This story has not been told, and there is little understanding of the role of the convicts in the Cowpastures district before 1840. Who were they? What did they do? Did they stay in the district?
Ian Willis deposited Types of public art in the Macarthur Region in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 week, 4 days ago
Public art in all its forms is present across the Macarthur Region. The Camden, Campbelltown and Wollondilly Local Government Areas on Sydney’s southwest metropolitan fringe cover the Macarthur region.
Some of the Macarthur region’s public art is hidden in plain sight, and we pass it every day without a thought. This post examines the types of…[Read more]
Ian Willis deposited Public art at Campbelltown brightens up the Queen Street precinct in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 week, 4 days ago
Keep your eyes open in central Campbelltown for inspiring public art installations that brighten up dull spaces around the town.
The Campbelltown Arts Centre, in conjunction with Campbelltown City Council and the NSW Government, have a program to re-invigorate the city centre using public art.
Ian Willis deposited The Camden Fibro Cottage – a not so humble abode in the group History on Humanities Commons 2 weeks, 2 days ago
The humble fibro cottage in Camden in the 1950s and 1960s is integral to the town’s 20th-century history. The fibro house was representative of the baby-boomer era when drive-ins, Holdens, Chiko rolls, black & white TV, rock & roll and vinyl LPs were the norm. Fibro is evocative of long hot summer holidays by the beach with adolescent love, boogie…[Read more]
Sonia D. Andras deposited Allo, allo, ici le Bucharest du pedigree! The nationalization of women’s fashion in interwar Bucharest (OA) in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month ago
The newly formed Greater Romania engaged in a process of modernization, with Bucharest as its flagship metropolis, striving to be recognized internationally and reach economic stability. Women’s fashion became a marker in substantiating Romania’s self-assertion as a modern state, with great emphasis on creating a viable textile industry. This occ…[Read more]
Sonia D. Andras deposited Crafting Illusions: Fashion as a Means of Decoding Social and Cultural History in Interwar Bucharest (OA) in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month ago
This paper examines the influence of urban fashion ideas disseminated worldwide from France and how they impacted the Romanian ideas of style and beauty, as well as the nature of the communication between Paris and the Little Paris. My aim is to decode the interwar Romanian interpretation of the new woman notion and assess what type of role…[Read more]
Sonia D. Andras deposited Creating City Chic. The Parisian Influence on Interwar Bucharest Fashion (OA) in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month ago
This paper examines the influence of urban fashion ideas disseminated worldwide from France and how they impacted the Romanian ideas of style and beauty, as well as the nature of the communication between Paris and the so-colled ”Little Paris”. My aim is to decode the interwar Romanian interpretation of the new woman notion and assess what typ…[Read more]
Sonia D. Andras deposited Fashion, Dress, Costume: a Proposed Terminological Clarification in the Historical Research of Women’s Clothing in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month ago
This paper delineates the conceptual variations between the notions ‘fashion’, ‘dress’ and ‘costume’ in English-language texts on women’s garment histories using relevant examples from interwar Romanian periodicals. The aim is to offer a more precise formulation, as these three terms have largely been used interchangeably. This paper is built on a…[Read more]
Sonia D. Andras deposited Fashion, Cinema, and German-American Propaganda in 1930s Bucharest in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month ago
This paper explores how Bucharest’s cinema-going public perceived the Nazi influence on Hollywood in the 1930s. The aim is to identify how Nazi propaganda was disseminated and consumed in interwar Bucharest and its similarities to the idea of glamour, relevant both to fashion and cinema. Considering the links between Goebbels’ propaganda mac…[Read more]
Stephen Hewer deposited Epistemology of Translation: Erasing Viscountesses and Viscounts from High Medieval Legal Records, Selective ‘Anglo-Saxonism’, and Teleology in the group Late Medieval History on Humanities Commons 1 month ago
By applying translation theories and discourse analysis to the study of thirteenth-century English law, it is apparent that some of the terms used in secondary works and printed editions of primary sources are not based on the actual manuscript sources but instead modern biases (intersecting ethnicity and gender). The knock-on effect of this…[Read more]
Pramod Ranjan deposited दंगा नहीं, दमन in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 1 week ago
राजस्थान के गोपालगढ कस्बे में 14 सितंबर, 2011 को हुई सांप्रदायिक हिंसा का विश्लेषण
Christopher S. Rose deposited Trial by Virus: Colonial Medicine and the 1883 Cholera in Egypt in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
This article explores how public health was transformed in Egypt soon after its occupation by Great Britain in 1882. Over the course of the nineteenth century, the Egyptian state had invested substantially in health to boost the nation’s economic and military strength, and, especially after the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, to address E…[Read more]
Ian Willis deposited When Peppertrees were all the rage in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 2 weeks ago
In the 1890s, Camden Municipal Council started beautifying the town area by planting various trees, including peppercorns. These cultural plantings defined the local urban landscape for decades, yet only a handful remain today.
Pramod Ranjan deposited Triveni Sangh in Literature and the Literature of Triveni Sangh in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Triveni Sangh’s activities were primarily confined to Bihar, parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, adjoining Bihar, were also influenced by it. At the political level, the Triveni Sangh’s mission was carried forward by the Shoshit Dal, founded by Jagdev Prasad in 1967 in Bihar.
Ian Willis deposited Colonial hotel is still serving in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The Plough and Harrow Inn at 75-79 Argyle Street is the second oldest hotel in Camden and is still on the original site. The Camden Inn (1841) was the first hotel in Camden. Located on the Great South Road, the Plough and Harrow was part of the fabric of Macarthur’s private village of Camden within the Cowpastures. By the early 20th century,…[Read more]
Elton Barker deposited Journeying through Space and Time with Pausanias’s Description of Greece in the group History on Humanities Commons 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Sometime in the second century CE, Pausanias of Magnesia (modern-day Turkey) wrote the Description of Greece. Ostensibly a tour of the places to see on the Greek mainland, the Description also provides historical accounts related to the topography through which Pausanias moves. Little attention has been given to how these building blocks of…[Read more]
Martin Roland deposited Der Dürnsteiner Stiftbrief. Multimedia im Mittelalter (2010) in the group Late Medieval History on Humanities Commons 2 months ago
The multimedia aspects of one of the most beautifully illuminated charters is in the focus of this paper.
Martin Roland deposited Medieval Grants of Arms and their Illuminators in the group Late Medieval History on Humanities Commons 2 months ago
Th is essay deals with the relevance of medieval grants of arms in art history, focusing on the aspects of innovation and quality. Th e fi rst part discusses the origins of innovative prototypes that did not yet match the quality of later grants of arms. Th e second part presents a selection of qualitative landmarks in the history of grants of…[Read more]
Ian Willis deposited Camden History, Journal of the Camden Historical Society. March 2023 v5n5 in the group History on Humanities Commons 2 months, 1 week ago
Camden History is the Journal of the Camden Historical Society NSW. The journal is published bi-annually, an anthology of historical stories about people and places drawn from Camden and district. The current edition includes Cowells Camellia Nursery; Onslow Assembly Hall, Camden; JD Rankin; Artwork Life Blood; Frederick Sharpe; CD Noble; Photo essay.
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