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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 119.
Published: 01 January 2015
...David Konstan Robinson Eric W. , Democracy Beyond Athens: Popular Government in the Greek Classical Age . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2011 ), 275 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Colin Richmond Cohn Samuel K. Jr. , with assistance from Aiton Douglas , Popular Protest in Late Medieval English Towns . ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2013 ), 375 pp. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
... process for many of the Warburg scholars. The popular belief in the cultural ties between England and Italy fed into the positive reception for the exhibition and into acceptance of the work of the Warburg Institute. The exhibition was published in a large format catalog in 1948, further adding...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in the rest of the world, but also into more lastingly important events in popular culture, especially popular music. He concludes by memorializing what now appears to him the most important event of all, certain records broken that year in sports. Duke University Press 2009...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 April 2010
... the best known and even the most popular thinker in Poland of the half-century following World War II. Adam Michnik 2010 Translated by Jennifer Croft COLUMNS THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER In Strange Communion...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 105–123.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., and Mendelssohn). Many of the “other” composers came from Italy, France, or Britain and became famous for opera selections and songs, some termed “popular,” and a substantial number of their pieces were performed throughout the nineteenth century. The present-day narrative of music history has canonic blind spots...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 180–187.
Published: 01 January 2012
... persuaded by the popular and largely unexamined goal of efficiency; and second, that the Library indeed requires its own space but that that space must now be reconceived. In line with Aby Warburg's belief that the past should engage the present by expanding and refreshing it, the Warburg Institute...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (3): 405–414.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in tandem with a close inspection of historical fascism in the German case. The course coincided with the first months of the Trump presidency, inviting discussion not only of ideology and popular appeal, but also of specific developments in the young administration. Students were challenged to think...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
... to be popular in peninsular India between the thirteenth and the eighteenth centuries in vernacular languages such as Telugu, Kannada, and Marathi. Secular and this-worldly in orientation, it can be broadly contrasted to the far better known body of texts on dharma , which are concerned to preserve a normative...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
... in the American suburbs of the 1950s, and its popular and cultural manifestations. Taking Levittown as a starting point, modernist architectural principles have since its construction radiated into the mass-housing market and materialized in housing development projects that have led to the rise of suburbia...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 331–340.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... The reviewer argues that Crone's sense of an unruly proliferation of popular beliefs is confirmed by the latest archaeology, and then he closes with an extended meditation on the relevance of this early Arab-Persian divide to the contemporary political situation of Islam and the Middle East. Crone...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 256–276.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that scholars identify retrospectively as the first French novels. This essay focuses on two of the most popular and influential of these novels, César Vichard de Saint-Réal's Dom Carlos (1672) and the Countess of La Fayette's La Princesse de Clèves (1678), as responses to the devaluation of the marriage...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (2): 251–279.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of Lamarck. In writing on evolution, Butler was not presenting science for a popular audience but deliberately intervening in the scientific argument about Darwinism. Surprised by the success of his first venture in philosophical biology, Life and Habit , Butler committed himself to the project of developing...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 150–171.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Alberto Corsín Jiménez; Adolfo Estalella This contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium “Fuzzy Studies” reports on the rise of the “popular assemblies” movement that swept the streets of Madrid in the wake of the May 15, 2011, occupation of Puerta del Sol. Assemblies have since taken...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 57–58.
Published: 01 January 2017
... popular and unsupported claim that the humanities have practical relevance and, instead, to offer ruminative descriptions of what happens when teachers and students meet to discuss texts and objects. She explains that the essays report in detail on five individual classes in five very different academic...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 324–341.
Published: 01 September 2023
... fortunate has raised some troubling questions about democracy itself. Despite its small size, classical Athens offers valuable guidance for tempering current difficulties in both the United States and elsewhere by adopting and adapting the selection of some officials by sortition, direct election by popular...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 434–444.
Published: 01 August 2008
... readers of increasingly wide the in of relativethe poetry popularity ofand circulation poetry; writing the in occupations, and classes and interests and of backgrounds kinds all from poets, poemson public events and conditions;wide the (and involvementwidening) of owed by newly number...
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Common Knowledge (2023) 29 (3): 342–366.
Published: 01 September 2023
... already existing institutional forms—such as the courts, common law, and legal agency—that protect individual rights by constraining the power of majorities. 3 The Levellers are remembered primarily as precocious campaigners for government based on popular sovereignty, and much scholarship has...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (3): 505.
Published: 01 September 2016
... social and activists traditional both through generated messages and images, disinformation, a cacophonyof information, amid attention popular attract to struggle initiatives society civil new context, VVAWthis the In notface. butdid to have that IVAWthe with deal to had has...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (2): 242–260.
Published: 01 May 2022
... theorists of deliberative democracy—Habermas in particular—were not interested in sortition at all. Fairly quickly, however, theorists promoting randomly selected minipublics moved toward convincingly presenting them as the best embodiment of epistemic democracy. They have popularized their ideas among...