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Pulp Fictions of Medieval England: Essays in Popular Romance

Nicola Mcdonald

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063183
eISBN:
9781781700563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063183.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

This collection and the romances it investigates are crucial to our understanding of the aesthetics of medieval narrative and to the ideologies of gender and sexuality, race, religion, political ... More


Afterword

Helmut Lethen

in Cool Conduct: The Culture of Distance in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201095
eISBN:
9780520916418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201095.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about the fact that during the 1930s and 1940s action theories of balance—conduct codes and handbooks to help new objectivity individual compensate for a basic lack of ... More


Class Dismissed: Fascism’s Politics of Youth

Ruth Ben-Ghiat

in Fascist Modernities: Italy, 1922-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223639
eISBN:
9780520938052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223639.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the attempts made by Benito Mussolini's regime to apply its “therapeutic” politics to young intellectuals and explores how generational tensions within the dictatorship found ... More


Making Difference: Modernity and the Political Formations of Death

Peter Fitzpatrick

in The Road to Abolition?: The Future of Capital Punishment in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762172
eISBN:
9780814762547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762172.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter maps a “road to abolition” of the death penalty that follows the trajectory of modern political formation. It first examines the telos of the “road to abolition” and how self-styled ... More


One Among Many: The United States and National Unification

Carl N. Degler

in The Gettysburg Lectures

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195089110
eISBN:
9780199853830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195089110.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter introduces the panorama of nation-building amidst a time when America was facing a civil war of independence. Lincoln believed that the Union of 1787 had created a nation that was ... More


Epilogue: Reconstruction

Walter D. Kamphoefner

in Germans in the Civil War: The Letters They Wrote Home

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830444
eISBN:
9781469605418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876596_kamphoefner.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Epilogue looks at the period that immediately followed the Civil War in America and the challenges the country faced. After the Civil War much remained to be determined about two issues: the ... More


A Participatory Conception of Deliberative Democracy: Against Shortcuts

Cristina Lafont

in Democracy without Shortcuts: A Participatory Conception of Deliberative Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198848189
eISBN:
9780191882746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848189.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the democratic significance of political deliberation. It argues that democracy is not threatened by the inclusion of an epistemic dimension of truth within political debate ... More


What Regular People Think

Josh Pacewicz

in Partisans and Partners: The Politics of the Post-Keynesian Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226402550
eISBN:
9780226402727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402727.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows how community changes impact residents’ political reasoning and develops a new typology of contemporary American voters. The chapter characterizes the book’s findings as indicative ... More


Polity, Statecraft, and Overseas Exchange

Rajan Gurukkal

in Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

It examines the relation of contemporary polity to overseas commerce. An overview of the overland exchange networks in the Mauryan Empire, subsequent Deccan and beyond against the political ... More


Breakdown of Imperial Organization

Muzahpar Alam

in The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter outlines developments in and around the centre in the post-Aurangzeb period to set the scene for discussing the problems of imperial power, political formations in the regions and the ... More


Jacob Klein and Jacques Derrida: The Problem of Modernity

Joshua Kates

in Fielding Derrida: Philosophy, Literary Criticism, History, and the Work of Deconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229468
eISBN:
9780823235209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229468.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter introduces the notion of modernity to the discussion of the thought of Derrida—modernity understood as entailing novel epistemic, institutional, and political ... More


Politics Embedded in Community Governance: The Community Leadership Party

Josh Pacewicz

in Partisans and Partners: The Politics of the Post-Keynesian Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226402550
eISBN:
9780226402727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226402727.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows how traditional community leaders’ political engagement resulted in politics embedded in community governance: organizational and ideological overlap between community institutions ... More


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