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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 347.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Dale V. Kent Wickham Chris , Sleepwalking into a New World: The Emergence of Italian City Communes in the Twelfth Century . ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2015 ), 305 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (3): 541–549.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Jorge Franco Jorge Franco 2005 not for sale Translated by Thomas Christensen POETRY AND FICTION IN WHICH IT IS TOLD HOW I MET DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA IN MEDELLÍN When the City was Filled with Imagined Giants...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 452–453.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Charlie Samuya Veric; Jeffrey M. Perl Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 Lui Mary Ting Yi , The Chinatown Trunk Mystery: Murder, Miscegenation, and Other Dangerous Encounters in Turn-of-the-Century New York City ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2005 ), 298...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 162–163.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Linda Safran Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Carandini Andrea Carafa Paolo , eds., The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City , trans. Halavais Andrew Campbell , 2 vols. ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2017 ), vol. 1 : Text...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 176.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Susan Stephens C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 17 6 Roger S. Bagnall, Nicola Aravecchia, Raffaella Cribiore, Paola Davoli, Olaf Kaper, and Susanna McFadden, An Oasis City (New York: New York University Press, 2015), 240 pp. My first thought on reading this book concerned the importance of production...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 461–462.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Charlie Samuya Veric Mary Ting Yi Lui, The Chinatown Trunk Mystery: Murder, Miscegenation, and Other Dangerous Encounters in Turn-of-the-Century New York City (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005), 298 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2015
...G. W. Bowersock Jenkyns Richard , God, Space, and City in the Roman Imagination . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2013 ), 407 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 311.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ingrid D. Rowland Wickham Chris , Medieval Rome: Stability and Crisis of a City, 900 – 1150 . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 ), 512 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 158–159.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Susan Stephens Peter Parsons, City of the Sharp-Nosed Fish: Greek Papyri beneath the Egyptian Sand Reveal a Long-Lost World (Phoenix: Orion Books, 2007), 258 pages. Duke University Press 2010 Little Reviews Mark S. Schantz, Awaiting the Heavenly Country...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 150–171.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of varieties of urban hardware. The “fuzz” or mess of the assembly — the difficulties that participants have at putting together, let alone understanding, the assembly as an urban form — offers a valuable perspective on present-day discussions concerning the city as an object of political claims and rights...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 5–8.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Ana Almeida In this guest column, the author argues against Wittgenstein's aphorism that the human body is the best picture of the human soul. Such a picture, she shows, would have to include all that a person is, in some sense, inseparable from. Drawing from Plato's analogy between city and soul...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 44–49.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Colin Davis The great Roman historian Livy describes a radical attempt at conflict resolution in his version of the story of the Horatii. The warring cities of Rome and Alba agree to settle their differences by pitting two sets of triplets against each other in a battle to the death. Two...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 232–253.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., and an Indian Mughal city, Lucknow. Second, in his detailed account of a patriotic performance that he attended in Dublin of the British siege of Seringapatam in 1799, he identifies with the skeptical audience who, he assumes, are self-conscious about this propagandistic medium. © 2017 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 483.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Léon-Paul Fargue; Valery Larbaud After the early death of the little-known but extraordinarily promising French poet Henry J.-M. Levet, Valery Larbaud and Léon-Paul Fargue visited with Levet’s parents in the city of Montbrison. In a recorded conversation, they describe their visit...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Caroline Walker Bynum In this guest column, the medieval historian Caroline Walker Bynum uses her recent experiences as a hospital volunteer advocate for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence in New York City to meditate on the progressive politics of her younger days in the 1960s, on her...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 193–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
... that what makes the Czech capital a fitting object of the surrealist imagination (and a rich source of surreal art and literature in its own right) is less the “historic charms” that so seduced Breton in 1935 than the “geographical, historical, and economic considerations” of the city's modernity that he...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 87–103.
Published: 01 January 2011
... license to talk about concepts through persons, and begins by asking how Papua New Guineans who come together in a city compare themselves, and in contrast to ethnic comparisons elsewhere (e.g., contra Sarah Green's Balkan interactions). In talking about persons through concepts, it is worth asking what...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 50–66.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Why is socializing in cities taken to be a good thing? Why do we assume it is beneficial for people to experience urban variety, opportunity, and intrigue? These are not questions normally asked, and it feels perverse to frame them as questions. Still, we...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 163–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Wayne Andersen Jed Perl, New Art City: Manhattan at Mid-Century (New York: Vintage, 2007), 656 pp. Jed Perl, Antoine's Alphabet: Watteau and His World (New York: Vintage, 2008), 224 pp. Duke University Press 2010...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (3): 545–550.
Published: 01 August 2011
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