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Common Knowledge (1 August 2004) 10 (3): 532–550.
Published: 01 August 2004
...J. G. A. Pocock Quentin Skinner, Visions of Politics, 3 vols.: Regarding Method, Renaissance Virtues, Hobbes and Civic Science (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 1,088 pp. Duke University Press 2004 REVIEW QUENTIN SKINNER The History of Politics and...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Velcheru Narayana Rao; Sanjay Subrahmanyam The essay reflects in an elegiac mode on a now largely forgotten (or effaced) body of literature from precolonial India regarding the art and business of politics. This body, known as nīti , has classical roots in Sanskrit but came in particular to be...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2009) 15 (1): 96.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Natalie Zemon Davis Joan Wallach Scott, The Politics of the Veil (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007), 208 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Daniel Defoe, An Essay on the History and Reality of Apparitions, ed. Kit Kincade...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
... critically about the uses of historical analogy in a politically charged setting. Presenting the voice of a student, William Simpson, “When History Meets Politics” highlights the importance of discussions that happen beyond the instructor’s hearing. Simpson’s account underscores the potentially...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 415–429.
Published: 01 August 2018
... together the work of ancient and medieval historians, to examine their own positions vis-à-vis the discipline of history and to reflect on its political and rhetorical aspects. The seminar, titled “Jews, Pagans, and Christians Write History in Antiquity,” was meant to question, through self-reflexive...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 434–435.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Stephen Greenblatt Lake Peter , How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2016 ), 688 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 443.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Barry Allen Wang Ban , ed., Chinese Visions of World Order: Tianxia, Culture, and World Politics ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2017 ), 330 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 446.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William Kolbrener Bulman William J. , Anglican Enlightenment: Orientalism, Religion, and Politics in England and Its Empire, 1648 – 1715 ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2015 ), 357 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 576.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Daniel Boyarin Pagels Elaine , Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation ( New York : Viking , 2012 ), 246 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Pierre Bouretz, D’un ton...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 505.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Peter T. Leeson Chartier Gary , Anarchy and Legal Order: Law and Politics for a Stateless Society . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 416 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 110–111.
Published: 01 January 2015
...David Bellos Apter Emily , Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability . ( London : Verso , 2013 ), 240 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 522.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Randy Malamud Massumi Brian , What Animals Teach Us about Politics . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2014 ), 137 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2016) 22 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 January 2016
... “good to think” through the question of peace. This article divides roughly into two parts, the first concentrating on Xinguan sorcery, and the second on their knowledge politics. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Xingu pacifism sorcery knowledge politics...
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Common Knowledge (1 May 2016) 22 (2): 220–236.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Oleg Kharkhordin In the context of a symposium on enmity, this article—the product of extensive research done by a group of colleagues in St. Petersburg—concerns characteristic types of friendship in Russia. The author distinguishes in particular between instrumental political friendship, which...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2017) 23 (1): 111–112.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Jerome Braun Rancière Jacques and Honneth Axel , Recognition or Disagreement: A Critical Encounter on the Politics of Freedom, Equality, and Identity , ed. Genel Katia and Deranty Jean-Philippe . ( New York : Columbia University Press , 2016 ), 240 pp. © 2017 by Duke...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2002) 8 (2): 420.
Published: 01 April 2002
...-structuralist literary theory, Todorov has emerged, over the past decade, as an impassioned, highly personal philosophical thinker, whose writings on the Holocaust and the political life of postwar France are especially apropos in the wake of the events of September 11, 2001. A Bulgarian exile, living for...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 353.
Published: 01 April 2004
... Press 352 Richard T. Neer, Style and Politics in Athenian Vase-Painting: The Craft of Democracy, circa 530–470 BCE 353 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 306 pp. Keats’s urn was an “unravish’d bride of quietness,” but she was of stone...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2004) 10 (1): 153–154.
Published: 01 January 2004
...- trait of himself on a gallery wall) 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...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 355.
Published: 01 April 2004
... lot from the canvases)—and with meaning for so many of us even now. —Ian Hacking Common Knowledge 10:2 Copyright 2004 by Duke University Press 352 Richard T. Neer, Style and Politics in Athenian Vase-Painting: The Craft of Democracy, circa 530–470 BCE...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 154.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Maya Jasanoff Leela Gandhi, Affective Communities: Anticolonial Thought, Fin-de-Siècle Radicalism, and the Politics of Friendship (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006), 254 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008...