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A Fiction of the French Nation

The Émigré Novel, Nostalgia, and National Identity, 1797–1815

Mary Ashburn Miller

opinion, and heal a fractured body: “Eloquence and philosophy: these alone can make a territory into a country by giving to the people that inhabit it the same tastes, the same habits, the same sentiments.” 70 A nation could found itself on the basis of

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The Battle of El Herri in Morocco

Narratives of Colonial Conquest during World War I

Caroline Campbell

leading France's conquest of Morocco by insisting that his philosophy of conquest was best and that his opponents were so deeply misguided that they would lead France to ruin, whether in Morocco or on European soil. In Lyautey's telling, El Herri

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Porscha Fermanis

depravity in the South Seas. 17 Erewhon' s already “decentred centre” deflates, in other words, both the neo-Malthusian drive of metropolitan philosophies and institutions, and the utopian discourses of contemporary emigration propaganda, such as Edward

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Voices that Matter?

Methods for Historians Attending to the Voices of the Past

Josephine Hoegaerts

readers’ minds. This connection between voice and presence has a long history in Western philosophy. It ranges from Socrates's oft-quoted dictum “Speak, so that I may see you” to Adriana Cavarero's reflections on the primacy of voice in Jacques Derrida

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Randolph Miller

, atheist, and sans-culottes’ advocate Jacques Hebert, understanding this relationship between philosophy and politics, identified and anticipated the true nature of political struggle for radicals. He wrote, “war is declared between the future and the past

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Migration to the “First Large Suburban Ghetto” in America

Korean Immigrant Merchants in South Central Los Angeles in the 1980s

Chanhaeng Lee

David Theo Goldberg, Racist Culture: Philosophy and the Politics of Meaning (Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 1993), 202. 55 Min, Caught in the Middle , 22. 56 Injoong Kim, “Paekine Puchŏkhaphan Wanch’ungyŏk Hanini Mat’a Sokchoeyang Toeko” [Korean Americans

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Stuart Ward

heavy demands on the reader (particularly those not thoroughly versed in early modern political philosophy). 8 Any attempt to summarize its elaborate conceptual rigging is bound to fall into error of one kind or another. Nor is it possible to capture