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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 289.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Fang Lizhi Zhao Ziyan, Prisoner of the State: The Secret Journal of Premier Zhao Ziyan , trans. and ed. Bao Pu, Renee Chiang, and Adi Ignatius (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2009), 336 pp. Duke University Press 2010 LITTLE...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 401.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Edward Heath; Jeffrey M. Perl Milward Alan S. , The European Rescue of the Nation-State ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 1992 ), 477 pp. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (2): 347–348.
Published: 01 April 2003
... niac who goes to bed in a closet,” the nineteenth-century canopy bed, enclosed 342 by silk curtains on all sides, becomes richly emblematic. To be awake in such a bed “in a state of vigilance or action” is metonymically related by the poet...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Michael Seidman According to James C. Scott, in The Art of Not Being Governed , the resistance of Southeast Asian “hill peoples” to state subordination manifested itself in their deliberate abandonment of both sedentary agriculture and literacy. He argues that “tribality” (group-generated state...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 371–372.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Alick Isaacs Nusseibeh Sari , What Is a Palestinian State Worth? ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2011 ), 256 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 LITTLE REVIEWS Nanno Marinatos, Minoan...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 181–196.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Stanley N. Katz © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 C O L U M N S DEMOCRATIC CONSTITUTIONALISM AFTER MILITARY OCCUPATION Reflections on the United States’ Experience in Japan, Germany, Afghanistan, and Iraq...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (1): 156a.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Roy Wagner Scott James C. , Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2017 ), 336 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 1 5 6 James C. Scott, Against the Grain: A Deep History...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 111.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Michael Seidman Scott James C. , Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2017 ), 312 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Li tt le R ev ie w s 11 1James C. Scott, Against the Grain: A Deep History...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (2): 348–349.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Nelson M. Kasfir Boyle Michael J. , Violence after War: Explaining Instability in Post-conflict States . ( Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press , 2014 ), 433 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 January 2016
... as “literature analyzes and describes libraries, Harvard over the presided whohas Darnton, chapters, main three In literature. elite to research the excellent study, we limit this in as when, even governed, are howabout states the alot reveal censorship and censors word,”called...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
... access to legal means and were forced either into alternative dispute resolution or into autocoercion, in which marginalized people presented unity to outsiders to avoid state interference. This proposition constitutes a relevant advance in relation to previous approaches to conflict and harmony...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 327–330.
Published: 01 May 2016
...J. G. A. Pocock This piece is an essay review of Wang Hui's book China from Empire to Nation-State (2014), which is a translation of the introduction to Wang's four-volume Rise of Modern Chinese Thought (2004). According to the reviewer, Wang studies less the modern history of China than its...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (2): 198–222.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Lionel Gossman Even if its constituent members still define particular positions and pursue at times somewhat independent policies, the EU acts increasingly in important areas as the unified federal state many have long wanted it to be. It may have come into being in response to practical problems...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 348–356.
Published: 01 April 2019
... employment programs so that those threatened by famine can be empowered to command food. Politically, democratic participation and a free press can work to ensure government accountability for famine prevention. The choice that Sen urges, however, is not for the state over the market—the experience...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 384–400.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... The cosmopolitan possibilities of empire, as opposed to narrower definitions of national belonging, would shape the life of Etienne Roboly,” whose complicated existence in Egypt—as a citizen of both or neither the French state and/nor the Ottoman—is the focus of this study. The author asks her readers to glean...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 528–537.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Sanford F. Schram James C. Scott’s book The Art of Not Being Governed is offered, in this essay review, as the latest evidence of the high value of Scott’s transdisciplinary research into how ordinary people resist state power. Scott’s critics have found his work methodologically deficient...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 256–276.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that the practice seemed almost transhistorical, something that was done always and everywhere. By the reign of Louis XIII, however, statesmen began stressing the limits of interdynastic marriage as a diplomatic strategy. This transformation of French affairs of state coincided with the appearance of prose romances...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (3): 493–517.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., and survivors as they were formulated during the last years of World War II and after the establishment of the State of Israel. Behind these images stood historical, concrete human beings who were classified according to concepts supplied by Zionist and historical Jewish culture, in which activism vs. quietism...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 August 2009
... by a year-long strike of its coal miners were stirred again by a recent visit to the United States to attend a conference on Catholic Social Teaching where the growing social and legal acceptance of homosexuality and the continued toleration of lawful abortion were both angrily denounced by two speakers who...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 269–315.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Aidan O'Neill The question posed in this article is whether Catholics can fully, unreservedly, and conscientiously carry out their duties as citizens and as holders of their various public offices (legislative, judicial and executive) of the State, in accordance with the laws and constitution...