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The Lesser Evil

Michael Ignatieff

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618729
eISBN:
9780748671892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618729.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Must we fight terrorism with terror and torture with torture? Must we sacrifice civil liberty to protect public safety? In the age of terrorism, this book argues that we must not shrink from the use ... More


The Public’s Russia

KEITH NEILSON

in Britain and the Last Tsar: British Policy and Russia, 1894-1917

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204701
eISBN:
9780191676369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204701.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses public and popular views of Russian life, literature, and culture. Although there was generally a public revulsion against anarchists and nihilists, this was tempered by a ... More


‘Truth About Russia’: Russia in Britain at the Fin de Siècle

Anna Vaninskaya

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines British cultural interest in Russia at the end of the century. It documents the variety of ways in which the British came to know Russia at the time, drawing attention to an ... More


“Animage” and the New Visual Culture

André Gaudreault and Philippe Marion

in The End of Cinema?: A Medium in Crisis in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231173575
eISBN:
9780231539388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173575.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents the binary oppositions currently dividing planet cinema. Those described as pessimists believe that the cinema as it was known in the twentieth century has no future. These ... More


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