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Who Governs in Deep Crises?

The Case of Germany

Wolfgang Merkel

France, Italy, Spain, and New York were to be avoided in Germany. There is also a third factor. German epidemiologists’ model-based calculations suggested for worse-case or even normal-case scenarios a bleak picture. The talk was not of thousands, but

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Daniel Lord Smail

have no serious objection to the claim that the homicide rate in later medieval Europe was high relative to today. 3 But either way, this is a good and healthy debate. To reiterate, Better Angels offers a bold new model for linking the many eras of

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Joanna Bourke

, refrain from engaging in online political commentary, and choose not to maintain potentially lucrative or personally rewarding online presences.” 46 These are real harms, not virtual ones. Finally, Pinker’s employment of an evolutionary psychology model

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Ecaterina Lung

imperial secretary and governor of Constantinople and is best known for writing a History of the reign of Emperor Maurice that justified the deposing of the usurper Phokas by stressing his vicious character. John Malalas (c. 491–578) was a model for later

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The Problem of Modern Pederasty in Queer History

A Case Study of Norman Douglas

Rachel Hope Cleves

love and appreciation by boys for their adult male lovers contradict the current dominant model of child sexual abuse, which rests on the assumption that intergenerational sexual encounters are inherently traumatic for children. This assumption of harm

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Gender, Leadership and Representative Democracy

The Differential Impacts of the Global Pandemic

Kim Rubenstein, Trish Bergin, and Pia Rowe

democratic underpinnings of the decision-making process. Who gets to be a leader is critical to the explicit representation of interests, the leadership characteristics that are brought to bear and the model that this sets across society for democratic

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Pious Women in a “Den of Scorpions”

The Piety and Patronage of the Eleventh-Century Countesses of Brittany

Amy Livingstone

the wife of Count Geoffrey Grenonat, and Constance of Normandy (see Table 1 ). Following the model of Queen Esther from the Old Testament, each of these women helped their husbands and sons cultivate relationships with the church. 5 Table 1 Modeling

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African Dawn

Keïta Fodéba and the Imagining of National Culture in Guinea

Andrew W. M. Smith

years of tyranny. This disjuncture between his “aesthetics and politics” is, in the model of Gary Wilder, a function of pragmatic anticolonialism, “a warning against presumptively treating his political acts as self-evident or one-dimensional.” 8 Fodéba

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Nadia Urbinati

liberal-pluralism model looks like the picture of the failure of deliberative democracy. 11 As an overturned minimalism, Habermas’s theory presents us with a hierarchy of two models: a superior one that corresponds to deliberative democracy; and a second

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The Complexity of History

Russia and Steven Pinker’s Thesis

Nancy Shields Kollmann

’s argument does jibe with what many of us experience today. The historian in me, however, worries. His Eurocentrism raises a flag: he implies a single path into a peaceable modernity following the European model, leaving one to wonder about paths not taken