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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

in an environment influenced by the Enlightenment reforms carried out by the Marquis of Pombal. In 1789, he entered the Lisbon Academy of Sciences and embarked on a study tour in Europe to learn about the latest advances in the “useful” sciences. Upon

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Wiping away the Tears of the Ocean


Mogobe Ramose

. 1995 . The End of Racism . New York : The Free Press . Eze , E. C. (ed.). 1997 . Race and the Enlightenment . Oxford : Blackwell . Griaule , M. 1965 . Conversations with Ogotommeli . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Healy , P. 2011

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On Misfitness

Reflections in and out of Fashion

James D. Faubion

features whatever in common with a given other. (Just for the record, Clifford Geertz had already made a closely analogous argument in his critique of consensus gentium theorists from the Enlightenment forward to the American quest for ‘cultural

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Jeffrey Newman

Germany as Germany was to us. Jews had great power, even, it seemed, of absolution for Germany – possibly why, as opposed to most conventional thinking at the time, he was against reparations. In Lionel’s mind, Baeck carried forward the teachings of the

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Constanza Parra and Casey Walsh

nature, which give shape to the socio-ecological plexus from which societies materialize. The nature-culture divide that emerged from the Enlightenment ignores this diversity of cosmologies, cultures, and people inhabiting this planet, and forms the

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Nicolas Sembel

was an achievement of the French Revolution and of the spirit of the Enlightenment, embodying, in Raphaël’s expression, a ‘happy moment’ (p. 99). Moreover, ‘signs of regeneration’ are what interest us most in order, as always, to understand Durkheim

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Introduction: World Knowledge and Non-European Space

Nineteenth Century Geography Textbooks and Children’s Books

Andreas Weiß

examples of the former case, one may detect residual romantic educational ideals of the Enlightenment propagated by pedagogues and geographers around 1800, which are evident in the writings of Carl Ritter, who drew a parallel between exploring the world and

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“The Changing of the Guards”?

British Prehistoric Collections and Archaeology in the Museums of the Future

Catherine. J. Frieman and Neil Wilkin

-catching things designed to educate, catch the imagination, and inspire visitors to dream of other places and times (cf. Bohman 2000 ; Opper 2003 ). The eighteenth-century museum was the institutional site of the Enlightenment ideals of Britain and Europe

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From Morality to Psychology

Emotion Concepts in Urdu, 1870—1920

Margrit Pernau

at the vanguard of this emotionalization requires us to rethink our assumptions about the Enlightenment and its link to emotions. It is too often forgotten that the Age of Enlightenment in Europe was not only the same period known as the Age of

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Heidi Morrison, James S. Finley, Daniel Owen Spence, Aaron Hatley, Rachael Squire, Michael Ra-shon Hall, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Sibo Chen, Tawny Andersen and Stéphanie Ponsavady

how “racial and sexual difference undermined the requisite disinterestedness of the Enlightenment” and, ultimately, she suggests how Kant’s early formulation of race—a formulation that rests on “the imbrication of blackness itself with perversion and a