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Elijah and the Enlightenment

Eliyahu Stern

in The Genius

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179309
eISBN:
9780300183221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179309.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses the philosophical leanings of Elijah ben Solomon during the Enlightenment. Historians commonly misrepresented Elijah by stating that he was a traditionalist who defended ... More


Fugitive Bonds: Contract and the Culture of Constitutionalism

Hoang Gia Phan

in Bonds of Citizenship: Law and the Labors of Emancipation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738474
eISBN:
9780814738931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738474.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the reconfigurations of race, labor, and national citizenship during the Union crisis. Specifically, it discusses Frederick Douglass's shift from the Garrisonian ... More


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