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Egalitarian Millennialism: Marx the Rooster and Marxism (Nineteenth Century ce)

Richard Landes

in Heaven on Earth: The Varieties of the Millennial Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753598
eISBN:
9780199897445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753598.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Beginning with a discussion of Babeuf's Communist variant on the (failed) French Revolution, the chapter analyzes Marx as a “rooster” (a secular Joachite) whose prophecies of a world revolution in ... More


The Dialectics of the Popular Monarchy

Evgeny Dobrenko

in Stalinist Cinema and the Production of History: Museum of the Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634453
eISBN:
9780748653607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634453.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the historical dialectics of Joseph Stalin. It highlights Stalin's view that Marxist dialectics must be applied to history in order to save the science of history from ... More


The Persian Wars as the ‘Origin’ of Historiography: Ancient and Modern Orientalism in George Grote’s History of Greece

Alexandra Lianeri

in Cultural Responses to the Persian Wars: Antiquity to the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279678
eISBN:
9780191707261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279678.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter considers the new trends in academic discussion of the Persian Wars in the wake of the reforms of the 1830s, articulated above all in George Grote's work in Greek history. It relates ... More


Pure Land for the People: Miki Kiyoshi

Melissa Anne-Marie Curley

in Pure Land, Real World: Modern Buddhism, Japanese Leftists, and the Utopian Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824857752
eISBN:
9780824873653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824857752.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Following the untimely death in prison of Kyoto School philosopher Miki Kiyoshi, his unfinished essay on Shinran was assembled for publication, serving as a kind of final testament. Early in his ... More


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