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Representations of Women in the French Imaginary

Historicizing the Gallic Singularity

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

from the French Revolution onward. On the other hand, however, it also seems clear that the various political figures and cultural commentators whose works we explore in our articles all used their ideas about different versions of “the Gallic

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Nicolas Mariot

Germany, 1914–1923 (Oxford: Berg, 2007); Alexander Watson, “Voluntary Enlistment in the Great War: A European Phenomenon?” in War Volunteering in Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World War , ed. Christine G. Krüger and Sonja Levsen

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Joan Vergés-Gifra

, historically, from the very beginning, fraternity was the less used and less implemented ideal. See the entry ‘Fraternity’ in A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution . 7 Domènech (2003) holds that the lack of theorisation on fraternity in the English

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Johannes Görbert, Russ Pottle, Jeff Morrison, Pramod K. Nayar, Dirk Göttsche, Lacy Marschalk, Dorit Müller, Angela Fowler, Rebecca Mills, and Kevin Mitchell Mercer

create an identity for Britain in relation to this imagined Europe. Superimposition, a response to changes in the European political climate due to the French Revolution, is particularly prevalent in Radcliffe’s Gothic novels, as it is “a defensive

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Ajume H. Wingo

the disgusted French free citizens’ criticism of the colonial project. 21 Indeed, it appears that, at least since the French Revolution, many have found it difficult to discriminate between violent and nonviolent means. In addition to the thinkers

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Injury and Measurement

Jacob Grimm on Blood Money and Concrete Quantification

Anna Echterhölter

metric system during the French Revolution. Thus, Grimm’s theory of measurement is part of a larger argument. For the current question of qualitative measurement, this political and juridical context is important insofar as it prompts Grimm to invent a

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State and Warfare in Mexico

The Case of Ayotzinapa

Alessandro Zagato

recuperation of ideas of ‘state of exception’ ( Agamben 2005 ), their genealogy to be found in the state of siege declared during the French Revolution. A similar line is followed by Achille Mbembe (2003) in his analysis of regimes of coloniality that can

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Educating the Other

Foreign Governesses in Wallachia in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

Nicoleta Roman

as a result of the French Revolution (1789), 17 keen to maintain the respect due to their names and origins but obliged to support themselves by teaching. This transnational mobility 18 was sometimes diverted toward the imperial peripheries

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Annabel Brett, Fabian Steininger, Tobias Adler-Bartels, Juan Pablo Scarfi, and Jan Surman

, in Suárez): that is, that the story of sovereignty just is the story of democracy, in some sense. Tuck tracks it through the eighteenth-century reception of Hobbesian thought in Jean-Jacques Rousseau, via the American Revolution and the French

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Michael Hughes

closing words are even stronger. Prezhov invokes the spectre of the violence of the French Revolution, writing that the Russian people would in time ‘demand an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. The sins of the past will be visited on the guilty with all