Why Concepts Matter

Translating Social and Political Thought

Edited by Martin J. Burke, The City Univerity of New York (CUNY) and Melvin Richter, The City Univerity of New York (CUNY)

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€114,00
$139.00
ISBN13: 
9789004194267
E-ISBN: 
9789004194908
Publication Date: 
May 2012
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
x, 240 pp.
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ISSN: 
1873-6548
Volume: 
6

Roberto Romani, University of Teramo

Roberto Romani tackles the moral and religious core of Italian political culture in the years of patriotic struggle 1815-1861.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004359161
Expected: 
March 2018
€105,00
$121.00

Edited by László Kontler (Central European University) and Mark Somos (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law)

A much-needed historical perspective in the highly relevant contemporary debates around these two notions by contextualising their discussion from ancient Greece to Soviet Russia.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004353664
E-ISBN: 
9789004353671
Publication date: 
October 2017
€159,00
$183.00

H. Ozan Özavcı, University of Utrecht/EHESS

In Intellectual Origins of the Republic, Ӧzavcı investigates the histories of liberalism and nationalism in the late Russian and Ottoman Empires and early Republican Turkey through the prism of the life, ideas and times of the revolutionary writer Ahmet Ağaoğlu.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004297371
E-ISBN: 
9789004297364
Publication date: 
August 2015
€113,00
$144.00

Edited, with an introduction and historical annotations by Oliver W. Lembcke, Leipzig University, and Florian Weber, Jena University

The edition contains all of Sieyès's "Essential Political Writings" during the revolutionary decade (1789-1799), among them his famous pamphlet What is the Third Estate? as well as the less well known, but no less important later Thermidor speeches.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004225718
E-ISBN: 
9789004273993
Publication date: 
May 2014
€109,00
$131.00

Hilary Larkin, University of Kansas at Lawrence

Making the Englishmen offers an account of how national identities were construed and contested in the post-Reformation public sphere 1550-1650.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234734
E-ISBN: 
9789004243873
Publication date: 
October 2013
€142,00
$170.00

Arthur Weststeijn, Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome

This book is the first comprehensive study of the radical political thought of the brothers Johan and Pieter de la Court, two eminent theorists from the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic who played a pivotal role in the rise of commercial republicanism.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221390
E-ISBN: 
9789004221406
Publication date: 
December 2011
€150,00
$181.00

Edited by Carolina Armenteros, University of Groningen and Wolfson College, Cambridge and Richard A. Lebrun

Long known solely as fascism’s precursor, Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821) re-emerges in this volume as a versatile thinker with a colossally diverse posterity whose continuing relevance in Europe is ensured by his theorization of the encounter between tradition and modernity.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004193949
E-ISBN: 
9789004206861
Publication date: 
May 2011
€118,00
$143.00

Pasi Ihalainen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Analysing parliamentary references to the people, this book provides a more nuanced interpretation of eighteenth-century re-evaluations of democracy. It shows how interaction between parliamentarians and the public sphere in different political cultures produced more modern conceptions of the...
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183360
E-ISBN: 
9789004183940
Publication date: 
March 2010
€158,00
$190.00

Edited by Balázs Trencsényi, Central European University, Budapest and Márton Zászkaliczky, Central European University, Budapest

The volume, stemming from the long-term cooperation of scholars working on East Central European intellectual history, discusses the patterns of patriotic and national identification in the light of the multiplicity of levels of ethnic, cultural and political allegiances characterizing this...
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004182622
E-ISBN: 
9789004183599
Publication date: 
March 2010
€158,00
$190.00

Mónica Brito Vieira, University of Lisbon and Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

This book offers a powerful, comprehensive and compelling rereading of Hobbes's theory of representation, by reinstating it in a wider pattern of Hobbes’s theorizing about human thought and action in relation to images, roles and fictions of various types.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004181748
E-ISBN: 
9789004181779
Publication date: 
December 2009
€125,00
$151.00

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