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Common Knowledge (1 August 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 (1 April 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 (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 521.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Benjamin D. Hopkins Dalrymple William , Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839 – 42 . ( New York : Vintage , 2014 ), 515 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 319–320.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Henry Kamen Parker Geoffrey , Imprudent King: A New Life of Philip II . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2014 ), 438 pp. Thomas Hugh , World without End: The Global Empire of Philip II . ( London : Allen Lane , 2014 ), 463 pp. © 2016 by Duke University...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 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, and...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 511–517.
Published: 01 August 2014
... 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” of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 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 (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 307.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Richard King Wires Linda R. , The Double-Crested Cormorant: The Plight of a Feathered Pariah . ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2014 ), 349 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 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 (1 April 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 (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 255–266.
Published: 01 April 2012
... as text”). 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. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 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 (1 August 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 (1 January 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 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 (1 May 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 (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 256–276.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of the marriage 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 319.
Published: 01 May 2016
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 January 2008
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 517.
Published: 01 September 2016
... betrayed king, she she king, ­betrayed...