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Marxism and the City

Ira Katznelson

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198279242
eISBN:
9780191601910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279248.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Defeated in the East and discredited in the West, Marxism has broken down as an ideology and as a guide to governance. However, for all its flaws, it remains an important tool for understanding and ... More


Sacrificing to

Moshe Halbertal

in On Sacrifice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152851
eISBN:
9781400842353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152851.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with a discussion of how sacrifice is the most primary and basic form of ritual. The elimination of animal sacrifice from contemporary Western religious life came about as a ... More


Never the Twain: Life Writing’s Geographical Contexts

Maureen Perkins

in Locating Life Stories: Beyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)Biographical Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837303
eISBN:
9780824871543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837303.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter asserts that even though Rudyard Kipling's claim that “East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet” no longer holds true today due to globalization, the East–West split ... More


Turning-Point (1570–1600)

Jonathan Israel

in European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism, 1550-1750

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774426
eISBN:
9781800340282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774426.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the tentative readmission of Jewry into western and central Europe from the 1570s onwards that signalled a reversal of trends which had previously prevailed everywhere west of ... More


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