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Mark S. Micale

learning experience in which cooler heads prevailed; it taught the United States and the Soviet Union to avoid further brinksmanship. Pinker acknowledges that, by the 1980s, the nuclear “arms race” had peaked, obscenely, with some 70,000 weapons in global

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Nicholas L. Syrett

—most identify the late 1970s and 1980s as a key turning point—when it was often used as a catch-all for any desire for minors. Nevertheless, whether or not they were able to identify with a diagnostic category, it is clear that some men have well understood

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Book Roundtable

Discussion text: Chin, C. 2018. The Practice of Political Theory: Rorty and Continental Thought.

Lasse Thomassen, Joe Hoover, David Owen, Paul Patton, and Clayton Chin

of Connolly's work during the mid- to late 1980s, when his reading of Heidegger meant that ‘the ontological dimension of language and its consequences hold center stage’ (87). Chin refers to Politics and Ambiguity ( Connolly 1987 ), primarily

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Rethinking World War I

Occupation, Liberation, and Reconstruction

George Robb and W. Brian Newsome

” of the war but also because, like propaganda posters, their visual imagery reflected long-standing tropes about civilization and barbarism. The next two articles focus on issues of gender. Since the 1980s this subject has been a major concern of World

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Imagining Utopia in an Unfree World

Rick Turner on Morality, Inequality and Existentialism

Mary Ryan

has been lacking in the 1980s through to the present day ( Macqueen 2015 ). Turner’s sweepingly aggressive political philosophy is an extension of Sartre’s existentialism. For example, in the 1938 novel Nausea , Sartre asserts that ‘if you existed

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Katherine Weikert and Elena Woodacre

In January 2014, the University of Winchester hosted the Gender and Medieval Studies conference. Held sporadically since the late 1980s and, for the most part, annually in the last fifteen years, the conference series is dedicated to the study of

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Marcelo Hoffman

continuum. Badiou remained wedded to the exploration of a ‘party of a new type’ from the end of the 1960s to the mid-1980s. His exploration of this party took place through an organisation, the Group for the Foundation of the Union of Communists of France

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Materiality as an Agency of Knowledge

Competing Forms of Knowledge in Rachel's Tomb in Tiberias

Nimrod Luz

and according to its foundation inscription, which was removed during the 1980s to a nearby museum, the patron was a high ranking official in the Mamluk Sultanate within the Syrian administration ( Mayer 1932: 39–40 ). The shrine is dedicated to

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The True Story of Gundagai’s Dog on the Tuckerbox

Tourists, Truth, and the Insouciance of Souvenirs

Richard White

-distance family driving holiday ( White 2005 ), from the 1950s to the 1980s, when the Hume Highway offered the cheapest and most convenient means of traveling between Sydney and Melbourne. As the long family car trip lost much of its appeal and as domestic

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Daniel Lord Smail

, by and large, have lost this sunny sense of optimism about the possibility of progress. As a graduate student in the late 1980s, I was taught that the first serious doubts arose in the wake of the Holocaust, as historians began to confront the horrors