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Leslie Paul Thiele and Marshall Young

military commander, it is said, always fights the last war. The French high command, after the Great War, ordered an extensive series of bunkers and underground railways constructed along its border with Germany. This heavily fortified Maginot Line was to

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Manufacturing Labor Discipline

Apprenticeship, Asymmetrical Knowledge, and Large-Scale Production in Britain and France, 1750–1820

Leonard N. Rosenband

piece rates and premiums, as many German producers had long done. 22 For the potter and the papermakers were engaged in a fresh project: they intended to transform apprentices into employees. Henceforth, these new men would direct their loyalties to

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Marc Matera

contemporary political culture.” 13 His conception of melancholia draws more on the social psychology of the German psychoanalysts Alexander and Margarete Mitscherlich than on Sigmund Freud's writings. Nevertheless, it is useful to return briefly to Freud

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Introduction

Cultural Heritages and Their Transmission

Elizabeth C. Macknight

other parts of the world are further discussed in the third article of this special issue, which is written by Lorraine Macknight. Through careful examination of the cultural transmission of hymns, from nineteenth-century Germany and England to colonial

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Must Labour Lose?

The 1959 election and the politics of the people

Charlotte Lydia Riley

What is clear is that the Penguin Specials were intended to provoke discussion around a variety of important topics. The Specials were launched in 1937 with Edgar Mowrer's Germany Turns back the Clock ; on the back cover, the new series was described

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Pan-African Linguistic and Cultural Unity

A Basis For pan-Africanism and the African Renaissance

Simphiwe Sesanti

of Ancient Egyptian civilisation. Courageously he took on the German philosopher, Hegel, who ‘knows nothing of Africa, has never been there, is oblivious to all the older sources of African knowledge that were extant then as now’, yet had the

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Solicitor Brown and His Boy

Love, Sex, and Scandal in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Averill Earls

British army to fight Germany and thousands more immigrated to the United Kingdom to work in Britain's war factories, the Gardaí managed to arrest as many men for acts of gross indecency during the war as in the five years leading up to it. 6 But in

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Tuğçe Kayaal

or Germany) had a significant role in the rearticulation of these three notions in the Ottoman context. The introduction of European and American sexologists’ theories on gender and sexuality to Ottoman physicians paved the way to the transmission and

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“Purely Artistic”

Police Power and Popular Culture in Colonial Algerian Theater

Danielle Beaujon

, explicitly called on artists to act “in service to the nation,” calling it a fallacy to pretend that art should be apolitical. After all, they pointed out, no one faulted French artists for using their craft to support the liberation of France from German

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Virile Resistance and Servile Collaboration

Interrupting the Gendered Representation of Betrayal in Resistance Movements

Maša Mrovlje

pseudonym ‘la Chatte’ or ‘the Cat’. Carré was an important member of the Interallié network, recruited by the British Intelligence to spy on German military operations, who was captured by the Abwehr and ended up betraying a large number of her former