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Globalization and the Great Exhibition: The Victorian New by Paul Young

By Paul Young

This booklet examines the nice Exhibition as a decisive second within the formation of a capitalist global photo. In so doing it foregrounds a imaginative and prescient of peace and development which took carry of British society, in the Crystal Palace and past. It emphasizes too that this Victorian figuring out of worldwide order legitimized imperial ambition.

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Challenging Orthodoxies: The Social and Cultural Worlds of by Sigrun Haude, Melinda S. Zook

By Sigrun Haude, Melinda S. Zook

Delivering a vast and eclectic method of the adventure and actions of early smooth ladies, demanding Orthodoxies offers new examine from a gaggle of top voices of their respective fields. each one essay confronts a few bought knowledge, 'truth' or orthodoxy in social and cultural, medical and highbrow, and political and criminal traditions, to illustrate how ladies from a number social sessions may well problem the normal considering their time in addition to the ways that they've been routinely portrayed by way of students. matters comprise women's dating to weapons and gunpowder, the legislation and felony discourse, faith, public funds, and the hot technological know-how in early glossy Europe, in addition to ladies and indentured servitude within the New global. A testomony to the pioneering paintings of Hilda L. Smith, this assortment makes a necessary contribution to scholarship in women's stories, political technology, historical past, faith and literature.

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The Dilemma of Accountability in Modern Government: by Bruce L. R. Smith and D. C. Hague

By Bruce L. R. Smith and D. C. Hague

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The Empire of Stereotypes: Germaine de Stael and the Idea of by R. Casillo

By R. Casillo

In Corinne, or Italy, as in On Literature, Germaine de Sta?l not just attracts from the culture of Northern ecu stereotypes of Italy and the Italians, yet transmits their effect to nineteenth-century writers and artists. those ambiguous and customarily unfavorable representations, that are tested traditionally within the works of commute writers over approximately 3 centuries, are proven to be frequently greater than easily subjective constructs, yet fairly the partial final result of the decline of Italy from the later 17th century as much as the Risorgimento. Their deeper implications are thought of in terms of past reports of the Italian nationwide personality via Leopardi, Barzini, Bollati, Sciolla, and Tullio-Altan, Burke's "historical anthropology of recent Italy," Norbert Elias's formula of the "civilizing process," and diverse theories of alterity and violence, together with these of acknowledged, Bakhtin, Natalie Zemon Davis, and Rene Girard.

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Central Works of Philosophy 4: The Twentieth Century: Moore by John Shand

By John Shand

Relevant Works of Philosophy is an important multi-volume selection of essays at the center texts of the Western philosophical culture. From Plato's Republic to the current day, the 5 volumes diversity over 2,500 years of philosophical writing overlaying the simplest, such a lot consultant, and such a lot influential paintings of a few of our best philosophers. every one essay has been specifically commissioned and gives an summary of the paintings, transparent and authoritative exposition of its imperative rules, and an evaluate of the work's significance. jointly those books supply an unmatched spouse for learning and interpreting philosophy, one who introduces the reader to the masterpieces of the western philosophical canon. The interval, 1900-60, which this quantity covers, witnessed adjustments in logical and linguistic research some distance past whatever dreamt of within the earlier historical past of the topic. the amount starts with chapters at the key texts of the Cambridge philosophers, Moore, Russell and Wittgenstein, which jointly marked the emergence of "analytical" philosophy. The Vienna Circle of the Nineteen Twenties, and the improvement of logical positivism within the Nineteen Thirties and Forties are represented through chapters on basic works via Carnap and Ayer. William James's Pragmatism, which formulated pragmatism's epistemology and made it recognized during the global represents within the quantity the unique principles of the yankee pragmatists. Essays on Husserl's the belief of Phenomenology, Heidegger's Being and Time, Sartre's Being and Nothingness and Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of belief conceal the center texts of the highly major phenomenological stream. Of the linguistic philosophy that ruled the English-speaking global within the instant postwar years, Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations and Ryle's the idea that of the brain are mentioned in flip. the quantity concludes with Karl Popper's influential account of the character of science..

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The New Literary Middlebrow: Tastemakers and Reading in the by B. Driscoll

By B. Driscoll

The middlebrow is a dominant cultural strength within the twenty-first century. This e-book defines the hot literary middlebrow via 8 key beneficial properties: heart category, feminized, reverential, advertisement, emotional, leisure, earnest and mediated. Case stories comprise Oprah's ebook membership, the guy Booker Prize and the Harry Potter phenomenon.

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The Anglo-American Paper War: Debates about the New by Joseph Eaton (auth.)

By Joseph Eaton (auth.)

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New Directions in Popular Fiction: Genre, Distribution, by Ken Gelder

By Ken Gelder

This ebook brings jointly new contributions in well known Fiction experiences, giving us a brilliant feel of latest instructions in research and concentration. It appears to be like into the histories of well known genres equivalent to the amatory novel, imperial romance, the western, Australian detective fiction, Whitechapel Gothic novels, the British undercover agent mystery, jap mysteries, the 'new weird', delusion, lady hero motion novels and Québecois technological know-how fiction. It additionally examines the construction, copy and distribution of renowned fiction because it carves out house for itself in transnational marketplaces and throughout diversified media leisure platforms; and it discusses the careers of renowned authors and many of the investments in renowned fiction by way of readers and lovers. This ebook may be vital for someone with a significant curiosity during this prolific yet hugely precise literary field.

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