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Introduction

Mark Garnett

Mark Garnett is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Lancaster, UK. He is the author of The British Coalition Government, 2010–2015 (2016), Exploring British Politics, 4th Edition (2016) and Conservatism and Ideology (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In a vivid phrase, the editors of another volume in this series have observed that ‘To write about a tradition of political thought as rich as liberalism is something like trying to carry water in a leaky bucket...

Epilogue: Difficult History

Steven G. Smith

Steven G. Smith is Jennie Carlisle Golding Professor of Philosophy at Millsaps College, USA and the author of The Concept of the Spiritual (1988), Gender Thinking (1992), Worth Doing (2004), and Appeal and Attitude (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Full History : On the Meaningfulness of Shared Action

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Today there is a popular cable television channel that is known for constantly running shows on World War II. This programming bias does not seem incongruous to me. I found the war an absorbing topic throughout my growing up in the 1950s...

Introduction

Sam Edwards

Sam Edwards is Senior Lecturer in American History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He has published widely on the cultural history of twentieth century conflict. He is the author ofAllies in Memory: World War II and the Politics of Transatlantic Commemoration, c.1941-2001 (2015), which was shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society’s Gladstone Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Amy Walling

Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Film history has come a long way since the pioneering work of those such as Robert Rosenstone, Jeffrey Richards and Michael Paris in the 1980s and 1990s. See, for example, R. A. Rosenstone, History on Film, Film...

Introduction

Steven G. Smith

Steven G. Smith is Jennie Carlisle Golding Professor of Philosophy at Millsaps College, USA and the author of The Concept of the Spiritual (1988), Gender Thinking (1992), Worth Doing (2004), and Appeal and Attitude (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Full History : On the Meaningfulness of Shared Action

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Moment by moment we act, beginning new actions and continuing others, adding our portions to a growing total of world changes – the sum of what will have happened. As busy as we are forgetting what we have done or denying its significance...

How Is History Real?

Steven G. Smith

Steven G. Smith is Jennie Carlisle Golding Professor of Philosophy at Millsaps College, USA and the author of The Concept of the Spiritual (1988), Gender Thinking (1992), Worth Doing (2004), and Appeal and Attitude (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Full History : On the Meaningfulness of Shared Action

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Ordinary historical curiosity assumes the reality of past occurrence, appreciating the past’s factual kind of relevance; indeed, history thinking is itself the main argument for realism about the past since we generally regard as real...

Introduction

James Connelly

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James Connelly is Professor of Politics at the University of Hull, UK. He has co-edited an edition of R G Collingwood’s An Essay on Philosophical Method (2005) and published Metaphysics, Method and Politics: The Political Philosophy of R G Collingwood in 2003. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson is Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, UK. His publications include R G Collingwood: An Introduction (1998) and the Bloomsbury Reader's Guide to Collingwood's The Idea of History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stephen Leach

Stephen Leach is Honorary Fellow at Keele University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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R. G. Collingwood: A Research Companion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...R. G. Collingwood (1889–1943) was a major philosopher whose work in aesthetics and in the philosophy of history is rightly regarded as seminal. In the fields of metaphysics, political philosophy and, to a lesser extent, the philosophy...

Conclusion

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...While writing Chapter 11, I had the very encouraging experience of being commissioned by the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC) of the UK’s Defence Academy at Shrivenham to run an entire study day on manual wargaming, focused...

Michael Oakeshott ‘On Being Conservative’

Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The self-government of men of passionate belief and enterprise is apt to break down when it is most needed. It often suffices to resolve minor collisions of interest, but beyond these it is not to be relied upon. A more precise and a less...

Student activists and international cooperation in a changing world, 1919–60

Internationalists in European History : Rethinking the Twentieth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Mentions of student activism inevitably conjure up images of 1968 – a year in which protests on university campuses across the world were often framed in internationalist terms. For studies that emphasize the internationalism of student...

Accuracy vs simplicity

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Perhaps the most pervasive trade-off affecting all human attempts to understand the world in which we live is that between accurately capturing the almost infinite complexities of reality and keeping our models simple enough to be grasped...