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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Simon Goldhill sdg1001@cam.ac.uk Frederic Clark , The First Pagan Historian: The Fortunes of a Fraud from Antiquity to the Enlightenment ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2020 ), 355 pp. Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 In this impressive first book...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 306.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Natalie Zemon Davis Arthur Mitzman, Prometheus Revisited: The Quest for Global Justice in the Twenty-first Century (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2003), 319 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 310.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Caroline Walker Bynum Peter Dronke, Imagination in the Late Pagan and Early Christian World: The First Nine Centuries AD (Florence: SISMEL, Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2003), 261 pp. © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham This memorial tribute reflects on the personal and intellectual qualities of Elizabeth Fox-Genovese (1941–2007), who was the author's teacher. Higginbotham says that her first impressions of Fox-Genovese, formed in a graduate seminar in European history at the University...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (2): 314–315.
Published: 01 April 2018
...David Cloutier Trentmann Frank , Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the Twenty-First ( New York : Harper , 2016 ), 862 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 January 2004
...) feeling “anxious and bizarre.” It is a vivid esti- mate of what results from decontextualization. —Lawrence Jones Allan Antliff, Anarchist Modernism: Art, Politics, and the First American Avant-Garde (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001), 289 pp. Ours is a time of extravagant claims...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 419–420.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Alexander Nehamas; Jeffrey M. Perl Pippin Robert B. , Nietzsche, Psychology, and First Philosophy ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2010 ), 152 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 310.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Anna Sapir Abulafia Paula Fredriksen , When Christians Were Jews: The First Generation . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2018 ), 272 pp. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 When Christians were Jews, there were no Christians. Fredriksen reaches...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 206–215.
Published: 01 May 2022
... in Eastern Europe now must have the look of Dada syllables (“higo bloiko russula huju . . . ü üü ü . . . tumba ba-umf”). 2 So antipolitics , first of all, has a meaning in the context of European communist states between the death of Brezhnev and the rise of Gorbachev. (The shadows that Konrád...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 460–461.
Published: 01 August 2007
...G. Thomas Tanselle Anthony James West, The Shakespeare First Folio , 2 vols. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001-3), 648 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson, Animals in Translation: Using...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 186–189.
Published: 01 January 2011
...J. G. A. Pocock Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009), 647 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009), 647...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Alexander Nehamas Pippin Robert B. , Nietzsche, Psychology, and First Philosophy ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2010 ), 152 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE REVIEWS Nanno Marinatos...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 572–573.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Philip Gossett Page Christopher , The Christian West and Its Singers: The First Thousand Years ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2010 ), 692 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 575–576.
Published: 01 August 2013
...G. Thomas Tanselle Needham Paul , Galileo Makes a Book: The First Edition of “Sidereus Nuncius,” Venice, 1610 ( Berlin : Akademie Verlag , 2011 ), 249 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 393–395.
Published: 01 September 2023
... (an expert on the important twelfth-century intellectual Hugh of Saint-Victor) published an English translation of a selection of the essays by Marie-Dominique Chenu that had first appeared in 1957 from J. Vrin in Paris as La théologie au douzième siècle (itself a collection of somewhat earlier articles...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., a center for doctoral and postdoctoral research, and a teaching faculty, the Institute was first envisioned by Aby Warburg, a pioneering historian of art and culture from a wealthy Jewish family in Hamburg. Warburg rejected the traditional view that the classical tradition was a simple, purely rational...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 353–355.
Published: 01 August 2018
... or “ethnographies” of the humanities classroom, which complements a first set that appeared in Common Knowledge in the spring of 2017. The first set aroused interest because it took the innovative approach of describing particular pedagogical experiences rather than simply making general arguments about the value...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 387–418.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Adam Michnik This essay is a memorial tribute from one member of the Common Knowledge editorial board to another. Adam Michnik, a cofounder of the first dissident organization in East-Central Europe, writes about the details and the symbolic importance of his first meeting, in 1978 on Mt. Snĕžka...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 225–231.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Jeffrey M. Perl; Humberto Garcia; Noa Halevy; Peter Valdina In this introduction to the first installment of the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia, the editor explains the rationale of the new project, citing increases in aggressive xenophobia internationally. He comments on the intergroup...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 483.
Published: 01 August 2018
... literary culture, and their memory of Levet is one of very few on record. Levet’s poetry appeared in a book, Cartes Postales , that Larbaud and Fargue assembled; first appearing in 1921, the book was republished by Gallimard in 1942 and has never since been out of print. This translation is the first...