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Enterprising Émigrés of the Channel Islands

French Economic Migration under “Refugeedom” during the French Revolution

Sydney Watts

borderlands in the English Channel. Jersey was not simply a stopping point in the stream of migration; it was the first and final landing for the tired and destitute seeking economic relief. The strategic significance of this island existed long before the

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Nikandros Noukios, a Greek Traveller in Midsixteenth Century Europe

Maria Kostaridou

In the spring of 1952, the Greek poet George Seferis, then acting as a counsellor at the Greek Embassy in London, gave a brief talk on BBC Radio on 'A Greek in the England of 1545' (Seferis 1981).1 The Greek of the title was Nikandros Noukios, a native of Corfu and resident of Venice, who, in the middle of the sixteenth century, travelled extensively in Europe, eventually crossing the English Channel and reaching the British Isles. Rather unusually, he also left behind a three-volume narrative of his travels, entitled Apodemiai.

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Britain versus Modernism

Sara Crangle

that vanguard thinkers, artists and critics have long believed that England is peculiarly averse to modernism's most experimental manifestations. And since the embittered and embittering summer of 2016, as the English Channel continues its metaphoric

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William Le Queux, the Zeppelin Menace and the Invisible Hand

Brett Holman

fell and the German army arrived on the coast of the English Channel, rumours began to spread of similarly suspicious concrete floors in German-owned premises in London, Edinburgh and elsewhere. At the same time, reports of German air raids on Antwerp

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Representing Sanctuary

On Flatness and Aki Kaurismäki's Le Havre

Vinh Nguyen

order for him to board a boat that will take him across the English Channel to London, the shoeshiner and the refugee must say their goodbyes. Idrissa turns to the shoeshiner to say, “Thank you, I won't forget you.” Marcel responds, “Me neither.” They

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Chinese Contemplations on Utopian and Dystopian Democratic Governance

Nele Noesselt

the PRC as an example of suppressive one-party rule and (assumed) promoter of a worldwide wave of re-autocratization and democratic decline ( Bryant and Chou 2016 ; Diamond 2021 ), the English channels of the PRC's news agencies had constantly

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Cultural Heritages and Their Transmission

Elizabeth C. Macknight

Samuel Bentham in Britain. The products, materials, and techniques differed between trades, but Rosenband finds that across the various locations for goods manufacture, on both sides of the English Channel, the employers “were managing to rule

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Gauging the Propagandist's Talents

William Le Queux's Dubious Place in Literary History: Part Two

A. Michael Matin

their struggle against the French and Russian invaders. In the novel, the hostilities culminate with the combined British and German fleets defeating the French and Russian fleets in the English Channel while, ‘as security against any further attempts

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Too Much of Nothing

Analytic and Sartrean Phenomenological Perspectives

John Graham Wilson

interpretations, as well as many philosophers of the analytical persuasion, who are disdainful concerning Sartre’s “abrupt” discoveries. Compréhension (in the French sense of the word) finds it hard to traverse the English Channel. Within analyticity, a lot of

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Beyond Metaphor

Corporeal Sociability and the Language of Commerce in Eighteenth-Century Britain and France

Joseph D. Bryan

to or limited by rank or état . The production and consumption of fashionable luxury items—watches, jewelry, silks, furniture, hygiene products, and cosmetics—found a welcome home on both sides of the English Channel. By the middle of the eighteenth