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][NEWS] Five JSTOR Daily links: opium, butter, William Bourgereau, Alice Guy-Blaché, witches’ marks

  • JSTOR Daily considers how using opium ending up becoming a moral issue.
  • JSTOR Daily notes how the enterprise of women helped make butter a major industry in the 19th century.
  • JSTOR Daily examines how the public display, in New York City in 1873, of the painting Nymphs and Satyrs by William Bourgereau challenged the city’s culture.
  • JSTOR Daily explains how, and why, pioneering French director Alice Guy-Blaché was denied a career in Hollywood.
  • JSTOR Daily explains the uses of witches’ marks, to protect spaces from the malign.
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