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Maria Bucur

that he started to kick me with both feet, with all his strength. In my stomach. In my ribs. Oh, I thought he was going to kill me. But they don't kill you. They just torture you. They bring you to that point where you hate yourself and you hate your

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“Amongst Affectionate Female Friends”

Same-Sex Intimacy in Nineteenth-Century Polish Correspondence

Natalie Cornett

strength;—with the lively affinity, that she actually has for me, I can surmise at how incomparably further, and more freely she could go, if her gift would be to prop herself up on the arms, on the thoughts of a beloved one. You will understand me fuller

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Political Regeneration

José Bonifácio and Temporal Experiences in the Luso-American World in the Early Nineteenth Century

Maria Elisa Noronha De Sá and Marcelo Gantus Jasmin

the post of cabinet minister. At this time, Bonifácio began to organize what he called a “center for strength and unity” throughout the country. Upon the break with Portugal he became involved, not just with dealing with the problems of governance, but

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The Modernity of Political Representation

Its Innovative Thrust and Transnational Semantic Transfers during the Sattelzeit (Eighteenth to Nineteenth Centuries)

Samuel Hayat and José María Rosales

constructivism alike. Its assumed ahistorical character may have been a strength as a legitimizing principle; it is now a serious flaw that weakens democratic rule itself. Accordingly, the purpose of this special section is to document with the help of two case

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Selin Çağatay, Olesya Khromeychuk, Stanimir Panayotov, Zlatina Bogdanova, Margarita Karamihova, and Angelina Vacheva

of the main strengths of Çakır’s work. The book is also an important contribution to the existing scholarship in that it is the first work to unify and analyze women’s experiences in Turkish politics across political parties and as first and foremost

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Masculinity on Stage

Dueling in the Greek Capital, 1870–1918

Dimitra Vassiliadou

his own life for his homeland, 42 embodied values and qualities that privileged physical strength, aggressiveness, toughness, and robustness, 43 performed on the battlefield and elsewhere, for instance, in sports 44 or on the field of honor. The

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From “De Facto King” to Peasants’ Communes

A Struggle for Representation in the Discourse of the Polish Great Emigration, 1832–1846/48

Piotr Kuligowski

speak for the peasantry like a father speaks for the whole family. Third, it was based on a conviction among Czartoryski's supporters of their own moral strength. As the prince pointed out in his speech in 1840, the lack of this strength was the true

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Elaine MacKinnon

fighting to get Olga acquitted of a terrorist charge, which enabled her to be released on time in 1946. 68 Olga emphasizes that while she was in the camps, she worried over her mother's health, but she also derived spiritual strength, comfort, and even

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Valentina Mitkova

Literaturen glas (Literary voice) (1929): “Femininity is the main feature of her poems. Unanswered love and obedience of male strength, simplicity of expression, impressiveness of poetic imagery—that is the strength of her poetry.” 27 The “specifically

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Francisco A. Ortega

principle of political equality is generally acknowledged … nature has made men unequal as regards genius, temperament, strength and characteristics.” 50 The only guarantee that it will not be abusive is its own righteousness, the righteousness of a group