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The Trend of the Times (Jiji taiseiron), 1882

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction “The Trend of the Times” provides no new historical model but is a vital link in the progression of Fukuzawa’s thought. It was published in April 1882. The essay first...

Revering the Emperor (Sonnōron), 1888

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction Among Japanese thinkers, Fukuzawa might be categorized as a rationalist. He came to nineteenth-century Western thought with an intellect formed by a Confucian education and not from any...

The Puzzle of Political Leadership in Tocqueville’s Democracy in America

Democratic Moments : Reading Democratic Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The universality of citizens names the legislature of each state, and the federal constitution, transforming each of these legislatures in their turn into an electoral body, draws the members of the Senate from them. Therefore the senators...

The Transition from Plantation Slave Labour to Free Labour in the Americas

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The author would like to thank Laird Bergad and Stanley Engerman for their helpful comments. One of the most fundamental changes in the world economy in the nineteenth century was the transition from slave...

Fukuzawa’s Politics

Teruko Craig

Teruko Craig is Senior Lecturer Emerita at Tufts University, USA. She has translated several books from Japanese into English, including Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai (1988), The Autobiography of Shibusawa Eiichi: From Peasant to Entrepreneur (1994), Remembering Aizu: The Testament of Shiba Goro (1999) and In the Beginning, Woman Was the Sun: The Autobiography of a Japanese Feminist, Hiratsuka Raicho (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Selected Essays by Fukuzawa Yukichi : On Government

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Fukuzawa wrote an autobiography, and consequently we know more about his life during the years before and after the Meiji Restoration than we do about the lives of any other historical figure of that period. The autobiography is detailed...

‘Adventure in a Wigwam’: Henry Bibb’s Account of Slavery among the Cherokees in Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave (1849)

The Many Faces of Slavery: New Perspectives on Slave Ownership and Experiences in the Americas

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction This chapter is an exploration of the representation of African American slavery among the Cherokees in Indian Territory in the 1840s. It is based upon an analysis of Henry Bibb’s Narrative of the Life...

‘A Monstrous Innovation on the Laws’: Murder and Double Jeopardy at the Old Bailey

Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction On an evening in May 1827 in Whitechapel, Officer Ebenezer Dalton was called to a lodging in a house in St. Christopher Court, just around the corner from Lambeth...

‘All That They Had Heard, All That They Had Read, All That They Had Seen’: Questions of Fairness and Justice in the Trial of George Vass

Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction On the 28th of February 1863, the Newcastle Daily Journal included a dramatic editorial comment: We publish the report of the trial...

Legislating to Ensure ‘Impartial’ Justice: Palmer’s Act of 1856

Fair and Unfair Trials in the British Isles, 1800–1940 : Microhistories of Justice and Injustice

Bloomsbury academic, 2020

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...Introduction On the morning of Wednesday the 14th of May 1856, a trial unparalleled in English legal history opened at London’s Central Criminal Court...

Introduction: Historicism as a travelling concept

Herman Paul

Herman Paul is Professor of the History of the Humanities at Leiden University, the Netherlands. He is the author of Key Issues in Historical Theory (2015) and Hayden White: The Historical Imagination (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriaan van Veldhuizen

Adriaan van Veldhuizen is Assistant Professor in Historical Theory at Leiden University, The Netherlands, where he coordinates the PhD program in history and plays a leading role in the research project, “The Demands of our Time: Epochal Thinking from 1800 to the Present.” He published a Dutch-language book on the history of socialism and several articles on historical theory, most recently in History and Theory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historicism : A Travelling Concept

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Abstract Starting with the fictional figure of Mme. Historicist as invoked by Joan Copjec, an American psychoanalytic critic of historicism, this introduction sets the stages for the volume by arguing that historicism can productively...