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Anton Jansson, Kai Vogelsang, and Nele Kuhlmann

in a vein similar to the modern is therefore largely to miss the point. Christianity could early on be conceptualized as a “race” or way of life, but there was no way of seeing it as a religion . Most importantly, there is in antiquity and early

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A World in the Making

Discovering the Future in the Hispanic World

Javier Fernández-Sebastián

Translator : Mark Hounsell

angel of time). 45 A certain Peruvian journal described the race to liberty as a major epic comparable to the great “march of civilization” toward the future. 46 “ The wishes of the people ,” wrote a progressive Spanish soldier in 1838, “ are the

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A Gloomy Carnival of Freedom

Sex, Gender, and Emotions among Polish Displaced Person in the Aftermath of World War II

Katarzyna Nowak

Eruption of Sexuality and First Responses “Prisoners went wild with joy. They laughed, cried, hugged everyone no matter what was their nationality, religion, and race. Freedom, freedom roared the voices,” 17 wrote Czesław Grądzki, describing the

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Johanna Gehmacher, Svetla Baloutzova, Orlin Sabev, Nezihe Bilhan, Tsvetelin Stepanov, Evgenia Kalinova, Zorana Antonijevic, Alexandra Ghit, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Ana Luleva, Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, Courtney Doucette, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Valentina Mitkova, Vjollca Krasniqi, Pepka Boyadjieva, Marina Hughson, and Rayna Gavrilova

race” in the context of National Socialist genocidal politics). For teaching, research, and reflection it is invaluable to have all these texts, which were published in rather diverse collections and journals, together within one anthology. The overall

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Maria Bucur, Alexandra Ghit, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Ivana Pantelić, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Elizabeth A. Wood, Anna Müller, Galina Goncharova, Zorana Antonijević, Katarzyna Sierakowska, Andrea Feldman, Maria Kokkinou, Alexandra Zavos, Marija M. Bulatović, Siobhán Hearne, and Rayna Gavrilova

individual hardships. Chapter 3 tackles the deterioration of working conditions in postsocialist textile factories, developments shown to occur against the background of ex-Yugoslavia's geopolitical reperipheralization (89) and the global race to the

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Lest We Forget (Matter)

Posthumanism, Memory, and Exclusion

Matthew Howard

involvement in World War One. Officially, aboriginal Australians were not allowed to volunteer for the Anzacs—unapologetically on the basis of race—so they were kept out of representations and accounts of soldiers in Europe. The fact that thousands did manage

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Public Evaluation of Society in China

The Social Quality Approach

Ren Liying and Zou Yuchin

variable to indicate whether respondents have been treated unjustly by others in the past two years because of their gender, age, personality, race/ethnicity, physical appearance, registered residence, or religion. Social acceptance is a subjective self

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Ian Mahoney and Tony Kearon

for the postindustrial decline of the city to migrant groups, established political “elites,” or a combination of the two. Emotive sentiments and narratives surrounding race and migration, which often colored many of the Brexit debates, are well rooted

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Ana Isabel González Manso

uniting background to the process.” 47 This makes sense in terms of the idea of history moving from rerum gestarum (narrating of facts) to history as res gestae (all the vicissitudes of the human race). This was argued by liberal newspaper El Censor

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Blake Ewing

Rousseau’s dictum that “as soon as man is alone, he is nothing”. 73 It brings us back to Arendt, too, who reflects that under totalitarianism all human action is subordinated to continuous temporal movement: “Supragigantic forces whose movements race