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Common Knowledge (1 April 2017) 23 (2): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2017
...John Boardman Cline Eric H. , 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed . ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2015 ), 241 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 511.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Prasenjit Duara Anthony Pagden, Worlds at War: The 2,500 Year Struggle between East and West (New York: Random House, 2008), 656 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 572–573.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Philip Gossett Page Christopher , The Christian West and Its Singers: The First Thousand Years ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2010 ), 692 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2003) 9 (1): 161.
Published: 01 January 2003
... irony of embracing the “wrong” modernism. Seventy years on, buildings and decorations that were meant to be medievalizing and Ruskinian look unimaginative, bureaucratic, almost fascist. They are part of the problem! Do we see it this way because we have...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 204–227.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Alexander Solzhenitsyn Editions Fayard, Paris, France 2001 Translated by Jamey Gambrell CK 9.2-04 Solzhenitsyn 3/14/03 10:48 AM Page 204 TWO HUNDRED YEARS TOGETHER Alexander Solzhenitsyn Translated by Jamey...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 434–444.
Published: 01 August 2008
...). “Lost” years between distinct eras or directions also raise larger questions about the premises and practices of literary history itself. Duke University Press 2008 Symposium: Devalued Currency, Part 3 MISSING YEARS On Casualties in English Literary History, Prior to...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 542–543.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Joachim Whaley Wilson Peter , The Holy Roman Empire: A Thousand Years of Europe's History . ( London : Allen Lane , 2016 ), 942 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2007) 13 (1): 144–145.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Lorraine Daston Charles Coulston Gillispie, Science and Polity in France: The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Years (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004), 751 pp. Duke University Press 2007 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Reviel Netz, Barbed Wire: An Ecology of...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 517–519.
Published: 01 September 2015
...William M. Chace Moody David , Ezra Pound: Poet: Volume II: The Epic Years, 1921 – 1939 . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 ), 421 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 331–335.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Greil Marcus The author, who lived in Berkeley, California during the disruptions of 1968, remembers the year as one of bad faith, though also of a sense of making history. He recalls the events of that year (and of 1964) in Berkeley, where he still lives, then moves out into related events in the...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 26–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., and Jews, during the years 1100–1400, shared a single “religious culture.” The editor replies by showing how the three monotheisms share a religious culture even today in Jerusalem and the Holy Land and that they are developing one as well elsewhere in the world. The author describes the progress...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2018) 24 (3): 366–374.
Published: 01 August 2018
...William P. Caferro This contribution to the second installment of the Common Knowledge symposium “Inside the Humanities Classroom” describes the experience of teaching a single class meeting of the year-long Western Civilization survey course at Vanderbilt University. The essay examines both the...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2009) 15 (3): 324–330.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Aidan O'Neill Aidan O'Neill remembers Britain as a fundamentally riven society twenty-five years ago under the premiership of Margaret Thatcher; a country divided by she who sought to rule it with certainty, but without compassion. The memories of Britain as a bitter and broken polity split asunder...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 484–509.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Michiko Urita This article responds to Jeffrey Perl's argument (in “Regarding Change at Ise Jingū,” Common Knowledge , Spring 2008) that, while there is a “paradigm shift” at Ise every twenty years, when the enshrined deity Amaterasu “shifts” from the current site to an adjacent one during the rite...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
... be dubbed “China's Andrei Sakharov.” It also retells, from the perspective of an insider, the dramatic narrative of Fang's year with his wife, Li Shuxian, living in the US embassy in Beijing following the Tiananmen Square demonstrations and subsequent massacre. But the special focus of this overview...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2013) 19 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2013
... interaction” (“life as game”), “collective intensities” (“life as stage”), and “imaginative forms” (“life as text”). Part 2 discusses “collective intensities” by means of some of the key examples of diplomatic negotiations in the Hundred Years War. The main focus of interest is the Treaty of Brétigny, the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 351–360.
Published: 01 April 2010
... that remains available, given the development of moral discourse during the last three hundred years. The willingness to respond to the call is admirable; but the restriction on moral discourse that makes this the only available form of moral response is, Rowlands suggests, both admirable and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of Rochester in the mid-1970s, have been lasting impressions. The seminar introduced patterns of thought and behavior that proved consistent over the years, despite Fox-Genovese's several shifts in the past three decades—from Marxist to non-Marxist, historian of France to historian of antebellum...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2010) 16 (2): 177–197.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Adam Michnik This memorial to Leszek Kołakowski by perhaps his most famous student—a cofounder of the Solidarity movement—treats Kołakowski's life story only in passing. Not a conventional eulogy, the essay runs extensively through several of the arguments Kołakowski made over the years that taught...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 17–21.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Peter Mack This essay reflects on the different uses that its author has made of the Warburg Institute Library, first as a student, resident in the Library for two years, then as a visitor on day-long research trips from Warwick, and most recently as director of the Institute. After describing how...