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Empire, History and the Contemporary Global Order: 2005 Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture

Dominic Lieven

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses empire in its entirety across the millennia and across all the regions of the world. It presents an argument that power in its many manifestations is the core and essence of ... More


Introduction

Margaret Litvin

in Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter summarizes the journey of Shakespeare's Hamlet through the post-1952 Arab world and discusses this study's contributions to Arab politics and literary studies in general. ... More


Hamlets without Hamlet

Margaret Litvin

in Hamlet's Arab Journey: Shakespeare's Prince and Nasser's Ghost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137803
eISBN:
9781400840106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137803.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter reveals a recent convergence between the political concerns of Anglo-American intellectuals and their Arab counterparts. For many Anglo-American intellectuals, recent events ... More


Norms of Black Political Behavior

Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird

in Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691199511
eISBN:
9780691201962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199511.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the social and political circumstances that have necessitated black political unity, norms of black political behavior, and the emergence of racialized social ... More


Marginality, Suttering, and Community: The Politics of Collective Experience and Empowerment in Thailand

Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, Margaret Lock, Mamphela Ramphele, and Pamela Reynolds

in Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223295
eISBN:
9780520924857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223295.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses a form of social suffering that clearly resists its individualization. It first examines the social production of marginality among the Kui, which was an indigenous people ... More


Changes of State: Nature and the Limits of the City in Early Modern Natural Law

Annabel S. Brett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141930
eISBN:
9781400838622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141930.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This is a book about the theory of the city or commonwealth, what would come to be called the state, in early modern natural law discourse. It takes a fresh approach by looking at this political ... More


Jews and the Ends of Theory

Shai Ginsburg, Martin Land, and Jonathan Boyarin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282005
eISBN:
9780823284795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282005.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Theory has often been coded as “Jewish”—not merely because Jewish intellectuals have been central participants, but also, this book argues, because certain problematics of modern Jewishness enrich ... More


Prologue

Loubna El Amine

in Classical Confucian Political Thought: A New Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163048
eISBN:
9781400873944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163048.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This prologue discusses Classical Confucian political thought—its conception of government, of the relationship between ruler and ruled, of the methods of ruling, and of the obligations of ... More


The Politics of Military Occupation

Peter M. R. Stirk

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636716
eISBN:
9780748652754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636716.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Military occupation is a recurrent feature of modern international politics and yet has received little attention from political scientists. This book sets out to remedy this neglect, offering: an ... More


Leviathan on a Leash: A Theory of State Responsibility

Sean Fleming

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691206462
eISBN:
9780691211282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691206462.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

States are commonly blamed for wars, called on to apologize, held liable for debts and reparations, bound by treaties, and punished with sanctions. But what does it mean to hold a state responsible ... More


Shakespeare's Body Parts: Figuring Sovereignty in the History Plays

Huw Griffiths

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448703
eISBN:
9781474490863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448703.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book provides a sustained, formalist and theoretically-informed reading of the multiple body parts that litter the dialogue and action of Shakespeare’s history plays, including Henry V, Richard ... More


The Forgotten Prime Minister: The 14th Earl of Derby

Angus Hawkins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199204410
eISBN:
9780191695575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204410.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

Lord Derby was the first British statesman to become prime minister three times. He remains the longest serving party leader in modern British politics, heading the Conservative party for twenty-two ... More


Secular Speech and Popular Passions: The Antinomies of Indian Secularism

Thomas Blom Hansen

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the deployment of secularism in India in order to contain sectarian violence following the 1947 Partition. In the shifting boundary between the “cultural” and the “political,” ... More


Where's the Difference?: Culture, Ideology, and the Aesthetics of Nationality

Scott Spector

in Prague Territories: National Conflict and Cultural Innovation in Franz Kafka's Fin de Siecle

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219090
eISBN:
9780520929777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219090.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about Prague German culture and the city's German-speaking Jewish population. For German culture was as central to bourgeois Jewish life in Prague as Jews seemed to be to its ... More


Ezra Mendelsohn: 26 October 1940 — 13 May 2015

Antony Polonsky

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides the obituary for Ezra Mendelsohn, who died of cancer in May 2015 and was one of the pioneers of the rediscovery of the Polish Jewish past. It talks about Mendelsohn as a ... More


Rethinking Shakespeare's Political Philosophy: From Lear to Leviathan

Alex Schulman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748682416
eISBN:
9781474406383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682416.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book provides a new interpretation of William Shakespeare's plays as a unified statement of early modern political theory. It demonstrates that Shakespeare's plays provide an astonishingly ... More


Law and Justice: On the Theological and Mystical Dimensions of the Modern Political

Massimo Cacciari

in The Unpolitical: On the Radical Critique of Political Reason

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230037
eISBN:
9780823235834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230037.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Weberian interpretation regards the assertion of the absolute transcendence of God before all creatures in which the framework is located as the vocational calling and the synthesis of work. Also ... More


Die Zauberflöte, or the Self-Assertion of the Moderns

Karol Berger

in Bach's Cycle, Mozart's Arrow: An Essay on the Origins of Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250918
eISBN:
9780520933699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250918.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses The Magic Flute, a work that probes modernity's democratic, communitarian aspirations. The subject of The Magic Flute is the revolution in values that occurred when the old ... More


Introduction

David D. Hall

in A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873113
eISBN:
9781469601656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837115_hall.5
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book plays a key role in enhancing the understanding of readers regarding the role of Puritanism in the reestablishment of political trends and institutions in colonial New England during the ... More


Conclusions

Elisabeth Ellis

in Provisional Politics: Kantian Arguments in Policy Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125221
eISBN:
9780300152050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125221.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter consolidates the conclusions that have been derived from the discussion of provisional right. Environmental policy is a limit case for provisional right. Provisional theory recognizes ... More


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