Tag Archives: Politics

Peaceable Kingdoms

Carol Adams discusses her book, The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory (Crossroads/Continuum Press). Joseph Gerson talks about his book, The Sun Never Sets: Confronting the Network of Foreign U. S. Military Bases (South End Press). 567 – … Continue reading

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Engendered States

Anna Clark discusses the sexual politics of London during the early 19th-century. Sarah Hanley discusses family formation and state building in early modern France. 547 – Engendered States

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Southern Poltergeist

Dan Carter discusses his biography of Governor George Wallace of Alabama, whom he calls the poltergeist and weathervane of politics in the modern American south. 539 – Southern Poltergeist

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Revolutionary Observers

Nikita Pokrovsky and Robert Connor discuss contemporary intellectual crosscurrents between the United States and the Soviet Union. Melvin Richter discusses his study of Alexis de Tocqueville, the 19th-century observer of European and North American politics and culture. 531 – Revolutionary … Continue reading

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Spinoza and Friends

Christopher Brooks discusses law, politics, and society in England between 1485 and 1660. Edwin Curley discusses his translation of the works of the Dutch philosopher Spinoza (1632-1677). 510 – Spinoza and Friends

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American Voices

Morris Dickstein discusses literature and politics in the United States during the 1930’s. Elzbieta Sklodowska-Boehm discusses the testimonial narrative in contemporary Latin American literature. 503 – American Voices

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Animals and Vivisection

Tom Regan and Nicolaas Rupke discuss the ethics and politics of animal vivisection. Professor Regan is the author of The Case for Animal Rights (the University of California Press). Dr. Rupke is the editor of Vivisection in Historical Perspective (Croom … Continue reading

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Poetic Politics and Property

Howard Erskine-Hill discusses his study of poetry and affairs of state. Joseph Loewenstein discusses his investigations into Renaissance creativity and the book trade. 458 – Poetic Politics and Property

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Politics and Posterity

Franklin Ford and William Leuchtenburg discuss the John M. Olin Seminar in Political History, which they coordinated at the National Humanities Center. Cynthia Herrup and Mark Kishlansky discuss the history and historiography of the English Revolution in the 17th-century. 457 … Continue reading

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Native Artistry

Dell Hymes discusses meaning and artistry in the oral tradition of American Indian literature. Andrew Vlady talks about aesthetics and politics in contemporary Mexican art. 455 – Native Artistry

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