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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 360–361.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Henry S. Turner Palfrey Simon , Poor Tom: Living “King Lear” . ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2014 ), 280 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 319–320.
Published: 01 May 2016
... —  ad- Fakhr Forofindependence mind, his disheartening. is moral told,story, well but the hostility to the king a bit excessive, if only because most other historians donot historians other most because only if abit excessive, king...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (3): 521.
Published: 01 September 2015
... - - - Little Reviews 521 © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Dalrymple William , Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839 – 42 . ( New York : Vintage , 2014 ), 515 pp. ...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 572.
Published: 01 August 2013
...John Boardman Holt Frank L. , Lost World of the Golden King: In Search of Ancient Afghanistan ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 2012 ), 343 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 525–552.
Published: 01 April 2019
...His Majesty King Michael of Romania; Jeffrey M. Perl This essay presents a critical account of the social and political history of postcommunist Romania from the time of the violent overthrow of Nicolae Ceauşescu’s communist dictatorial regime in 1989 to the writing of the essay in 1995. King...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 307.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Richard King...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Barry Allen; Bernard Faure; Jacob Raz; Glenn Alexander Magee; N. Verbin; Dalia Ofer; Elaine Pryce; Amy M. King Introducing the sixth and final installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” Allen looks at the symposium retrospectively and concludes that it has mainly...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 532–551.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Amy M. King A contribution to the sixth installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Apology for Quietism,” this article explores the possibilities for quietist narrative. Since quietism suggests resistance or condescension to telos, suspense, will, and the kinds of spirituality, politics...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 August 2014
... as their instrument and identity. The king thus had his own reasons for upholding the liberty of conscience, and so James II can be found using the language of a skeptical Enlightenment, while at the same time affirming the absoluteness of his authority and incurring the suspicion of popery. How “toleration...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 199–206.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Colin Richmond This Common Knowledge guest column is a partly comical, partly biographical speculation on how Anthony Woodville, brother-in-law of King Edward IV, passed the time while being held under guard at the “Newe Inn” Norwich, from August 20 to 25, 1469. © 2017 by Duke University Press...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 247–275.
Published: 01 April 2010
... Rowlandson's captivity during King Philip's War in the 17th century and, in particular, her strategies for surviving the breakdown of every basic taxonomy that had until then structured her life in Puritan New England. Refusing either suicide or rebellion and thus reduced to maintaining “bare life,” Rowlandson...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 255–266.
Published: 01 April 2012
...”). This first part takes as its main example a duel described by Jean Froissart in his Chroniques , in which a French knight is punished by his own king, Charles V, for fighting and injuring an English knight on the outskirts of Calais in 1383. Symposium: Fuzzy Studies...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 256–276.
Published: 01 May 2016
... diplomacy that had established dynastic networks between France and the Mediterranean world for centuries. Both works center on the 1559 Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis between France and Spain, which married Henri II's daughter Elisabeth de Valois to King Philip II. While Saint-Réal does not condemn...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 336–339.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Colin Richmond To commemorate the five hundreth anniversary of the accession of Henry VIII to the English throne, this guest column reviews the inventories made, upon his death, of the king's possessions at Hampton Court, the Tower, and other locations. Focusing on extensive equipment for royal...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 340–347.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., Elaine Pagels, and Karen King—and with extended reference to Jonathan Lear's study of “cultural devastation,” Radical Hope —Jeffrey Perl explores the possibility that the fear of anomie (“anomiphobia”) is misplaced. He argues that, in comparison with the violence and narrowness of any given social order...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 44–49.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the murderer is spared because of his services to the state. In the version of the story dramatized by the seventeenth-century French playwright Pierre Corneille, it is rather the Roman king who saves the surviving Horatius by deeming that his heroism places him above the law. This article considers whether...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 5–7.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Colin Richmond This guest column consists of a tongue-in-cheek counterfactual history of England from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Its highlight is the fifty-year reign of the saintly King Richard III, who dies a martyr in New York at the hands of the Iroquois in 1536 and is promptly...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 207–210.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Michael N. Nagler Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890–1988), also called Badshah (“the king”) Khan, is a nearly unknown champion of nonviolence in South Asia and a forgotten Muslim ally of Mohandas Gandhi. The story of Khan's Khudai Khidmatgars (“Servants of God”) movement in what was to become Pakistan...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... n tells us, for example, RayaNarasimha in the Vira that King...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 319.
Published: 01 May 2016
... —  ad- Fakhr Forofindependence mind, his disheartening. is moral told,story, well but the hostility to the king a bit excessive, if only because most other historians donot historians other most because only if abit excessive, king...