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The Conceptual and Anthropological History of Bat Mitzvah

Two Lexical Paths and Two Jewish Identities

Hizky Shoham

Anthropological history, from Norbert Elias to the French histoire culturelle and microhistory, conducts a diachronic and developmental study of classic anthropological themes: symbols and ceremonies, body perceptions, folk culture, and the like

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Anton Jansson, Kai Vogelsang, and Nele Kuhlmann

); originally published in French by Gallimard in 1999. 7 Ulrich Bröckling, Das unternehmerische Selbst: Soziologie einer Subjektivierungsform (Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 2007). 8 For example, Pat O’Malley, “Risk and Responsibility,” in Foucault and

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Scandinavianism

Mapping the Rise of a New Concept

Ruth Hemstad

concept of the new Swedish Crown Prince Carl Johan, former French Marshal Jean Bernadotte, was that of the “Scandinavian Peninsula,” whose natural borders, it was alleged, would ensure peace in the North. 4 The Swedish Scandinavian policy was a means to

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Pivots and Levers

Political Rhetoric around Capitalism in Britain from the 1970s to the Present

Neil Foxlee

the bloody revolution of France,” the Epithet suggests one of the reasons for our being warned; and that, not less clearly, and more forcibly, than if the argument had been stated at length. —Richard Whately Using the example of political debate

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Conceptualizing Compassion in Communication for Communication

Emotional Experience in Islamic Sermons (Bengali waʿẓ maḥfils)

Max Stille

for the French “mode,” as it is misleading in the context of emotion research. 103 Let us add that also in the mawlid genre, the women’s “voice” is important, particularly the voice of Ā mina, see Katz, Birth of the Prophet , 125. 104 Gérard Genette

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A History of the Concepts Experience and Experiment in Russian Culture

Ekaterina Smirnova

case in English, they are combined in words like the French expérience or the Italian esperienza . Similarly, until the middle of the twentieth century, Russian-speaking people denoted both concepts by the same word опыт (opyt). When and through what

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Beyond Metaphor

Corporeal Sociability and the Language of Commerce in Eighteenth-Century Britain and France

Joseph D. Bryan

social ranks, depopulate the countryside, and spread dissolute moeurs . Yet, eighteenth-century French and British writers addressed the social ramifications of luxury and commerce through the physical body. In his first two “Discourses,” Jean

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Republican Liberty and the Pindaric Genealogy of Modern Abstractions

Boris Maslov

Literary History as a Challenge to the History of Concepts The history of the concept of liberty has a very familiar plotline. Presaged in Greco-Roman antiquity, triumphantly proclaimed at the time of the American and French Revolutions, and

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Modernity, Ḥadātha, and Modernité in the Works of Abdallah Laroui

Conceptual Translation and the Politics of Historicity

Nils Riecken

works of the contemporary Moroccan historian and intellectual Abdallah Laroui (1933– ) and his translation and conceptualization of modernity (Arabic ḥadātha , French modernité ). His take on modernity forms part of a wider history and politics of

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Conceptual History of the Near East

The Sattelzeit as a Heuristic Tool for Interrogating the Formation of a Multilayered Modernity

Florian Zemmin and Henning Sievert

networks of communication, established the relation between Arabic and Turkish on the one hand, and, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, French terms on the other. These terms will guide one to alternative terms, insofar as these were