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8. Tolstoy cannot be silent

8. Tolstoy cannot be silent  

Liza Knapp

in Leo Tolstoy: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2019
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May 2019
eISBN: 
9780191851650
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198813934.003.0008
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9780198813934
For his last thirty years, from Confession to ‘I Cannot Be Silent’, Tolstoy often spoke out in the first person, dispensing with the veil of fiction. These late works were widely ... More
AbolitionismA Very Short Introduction

Abolitionism: A Very Short Introduction  

Richard S. Newman

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2018
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Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780190914035
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190213220.001.0001
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book
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9780190213220
The abolitionist movement launched the global human rights struggle in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, redefining the meaning of equality throughout the Atlantic world. In the ... More
EpilogueAbolitionist endings in the Atlantic world … and new beginnings

Epilogue: Abolitionist endings in the Atlantic world … and new beginnings  

Richard S. Newman

in Abolitionism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780190914035
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190213220.003.0008
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9780190213220
In the final decades of the nineteenth century, American abolitionists began writing memoirs, histories, and reminiscences of the grand struggle for freedom. Part of a battle over Civil War ... More
6. Hinduism, colonialism, and modernity

6. Hinduism, colonialism, and modernity  

Kim Knott

in Hinduism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Feb 2016
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Feb 2016
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9780191807602
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10.1093/actrade/9780198745549.003.0006
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9780198745549
What impact did the presence of the Arabs and Turks, then the Europeans in India, have on the religious ideas and practices of Hindus? ‘Hinduism, colonialism, and modernity’ considers this ... More
5. The abolitionist renaissance and the coming of the Civil War

5. The abolitionist renaissance and the coming of the Civil War  

Richard S. Newman

in Abolitionism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780190914035
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10.1093/actrade/9780190213220.003.0006
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9780190213220
Although abolitionists never enjoyed widespread popularity in the United States, they found that northerners were more interested in their critiques of slavery during the 1850s. “The ... More
2. Mass culture and mass politics, 1800–1860

2. Mass culture and mass politics, 1800–1860  

Eric Avila

in American Cultural History: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780190200619
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10.1093/actrade/9780190200589.003.0003
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9780190200589
In the aftermath of the American Revolution, the framers of the Constitution confronted the task of forging a new national identity. “Mass culture and mass politics, 1800–1860” describes a ... More
2. Beats, beatniks, bohemians, and all that jazz

2. Beats, beatniks, bohemians, and all that jazz  

David Sterritt

in The Beats: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365890
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199796779.003.0002
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9780199796779
Where does the term ‘beat’ come from? Jack Kerouac gave the term, which possibly dates back to the Civil War, its most enduring meaning. ‘Beats, beatniks, bohemians, and all that jazz’ ... More
2. The journeying self

2. The journeying self  

Laura Marcus

in Autobiography: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2018
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Jul 2018
eISBN: 
9780191785252
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199669240.003.0003
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9780199669240
There is a close connection between the rise of autobiography in the late 18th and early 19th century and the growing fascination with travel for its own sake, or for the sake of ... More

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