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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 331–342.
Published: 01 September 2022
...György Konrád; Peter Sherwood Abstract In this autobiographical essay, written in 2018 and previously unpublished, the late György Konrád intertwines his memories as a child during World War II with more theoretical reflections (and unanswered questions) on the war, its repercussions, its lessons...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 181–189.
Published: 01 May 2016
... examines in detail and criticizes one such argument, made by Patrick Leigh Fermor, in the context of his discussing an incident during World War II, when he and a captured German general found a form of agreement, a ground for peace between them, in their both knowing Horace's ode I.9 by heart in Latin...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2010
... activities during World War II and argues that even that “just war” left an indelible stain on the moral fabric of the discipline. Duke University Press 2010 COLUMNS INTELLECTUALS AND “HUMANITY AS A WHOLE” Richard...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 493–517.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., and survivors as they were formulated during the last years of World War II and after the establishment of the State of Israel. Behind these images stood historical, concrete human beings who were classified according to concepts supplied by Zionist and historical Jewish culture, in which activism vs. quietism...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 April 2010
... the best known and even the most popular thinker in Poland of the half-century following World War II. Adam Michnik 2010 Translated by Jennifer Croft COLUMNS THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER In Strange Communion...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 233–258.
Published: 01 April 2019
... one during the rite of shikinen sengū , the Jingū paradigm itself never changes and never ages. The author confirms Perl’s conclusion by examining the politicized scholarship, written since the 1970s, maintaining that Shinto is a faux religion invented prior to World War II as a means of unifying...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 88–124.
Published: 01 January 2020
... on the Gospels in order to document and argue for the symmetry or symbiosis that he perceived between Judaism and Christianity. Oswald Rufeisen, from a twentieth-century secular Zionist background in Poland, converted to Catholicism during World War II, became a monk, and attempted to immigrate to Israel...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 484–509.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of shikinen sengū , the Jingū paradigm itself never changes and never ages. The author confirms Perl's conclusion by examining the politicized scholarship, written since the 1970s, maintaining that Shinto is a faux religion, invented prior to World War II as a means of unifying Japan behind government...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 59–71.
Published: 01 January 2023
..., the biological and environmental sciences assumed greater prominence in theoretical reflections on science, eclipsing the primacy accorded to physics in the years after World War II. The developments in metaphysics highlighted by Gaskill unfolded against this background. To draw out Rorty's largely...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 341.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., landscapes bodies, burned skeletons, camps, concentration now and well- horrors the to were tied Both accomplished. ily ofeas people was of millions process repatriation nor the past of the loss the World after Neither War II. Germany placein took that changes and traumas, shocks...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 341–342.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., landscapes bodies, burned skeletons, camps, concentration now and well- horrors the to were tied Both accomplished. ily ofeas people was of millions process repatriation nor the past of the loss the World after Neither War II. Germany placein took that changes and traumas, shocks...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 179.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., omitting the successful and ultimately triumphant development of conservative or counterrevolutionary antifascism in the United States, United Kingdom, and Western Europe of the Resistance. After World War II, his critique of the market led him to become sympathetic to nonmarket and primitive societies...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 149–169.
Published: 01 January 2007
... obsession with problems of the past, and many have assumed that this too would pass into history, soon or eventually. The generation possessing direct memories of World War II (the most intense focus of conflicts over the past) is passing on. Politi- cians have been learning the wisdom of facing...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 355–356.
Published: 01 April 2020
...) and interiority (Richardson) and ostensibly more conservative forms of solidarity (Fielding) in relation to the literature of World War II prison camps. She first examines the author as a person and prisoner and then maps out the diverse strands of thinking that from 1938 (when the book was conceived) to 1957...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (2): 354–355.
Published: 01 April 2020
... more conservative forms of solidarity (Fielding) in relation to the literature of World War II prison camps. She first examines the author as a person and prisoner and then maps out the diverse strands of thinking that from 1938 (when the book was conceived) to 1957 (when published) were consolidated...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 159–161.
Published: 01 January 2021
... is the author of five books on the history of twentieth- century Europe. His first, Workers against Work: Labor in Paris and Barcelona during the Popular Fronts, has been translated into five languages. His most recent book is Atlantic Antifascisms from the Spanish Civil War to the End of World War II. Charles...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 61–81.
Published: 01 January 2004
... than one language and live in more than one culture.20 The same pattern became pro- ductive again after World War II when, in the 1950s through the 1970s, the cen- ter of theory gradually shifted toward France and francophone theorists...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 368–370.
Published: 01 April 2004
... under America’s Post-World War II Social Contract. Nina Pelikan Straus, professor of literature and women’s studies at the State University of COMMON KNOWLEDGE KNOWLEDGE COMMON New York, Purchase, is the author of Dostoevsky and the Woman Question: Rereadings...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 287–290.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of the “Ritchie Boys,” German-speaking Americans, many of them Jews, who served the American military during World War II. After the war (and how I wish I could have witnessed this scene), he took part in the interrogation of Nazis being tried at Nuremberg as war criminals. Adolf comes to mind as I begin...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 181–196.
Published: 01 April 2006
... unconditional, and principles that should guide the reconstruction of the world. Japan and Germany democratization efforts since World War II, that more important to success than and nation-building of review thorough aof basis the on argued, convincingly suggests that it is utterly misleading...