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The Writings

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...A bibliography of Trevor-Roper’s publications can be found at www.hughtrevorroper.co.uk or www.history.ox.ac.uk/research/project/hugh-trevor-roper/bibliography.htm . Those listed below are the ones published...

Historicizing New Beginnings, 1400–1650

Jeremy Black

Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter, UK, and a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, USA. His books include Crisis of Empire (2015), Military Strategy: A Global History (2020) and Naval Warfare (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contesting History : Narratives of Public History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The Renaissance The revival of knowledge of, and interest in, Classical literature, which played a major role in the Renaissance, provided not only information on the Ancient world that helped foster further...

Baruch Spinoza: Radical Republican

Democratic Moments : Reading Democratic Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Human society can thus be formed without any alienation of natural right, and the contract can be preserved in its entirety with complete fidelity, only if every person transfers all the power they possess to society, and society alone...

Ecumenism and Erasmianism: The Wiles Lectures, 1975

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Among the various substantial typescripts in the archive of Hugh Trevor-Roper is one entitled ‘The Ecumenical Movement and the English Church, 1560–1640’. SOC.Dacre 2/5 (Wiles Lectures 1975). I am very grateful to both...

A Bastard Sister: Magic as an Object of Study in the Twentieth Century

Stuart McWilliams

Stuart McWilliams is Lecturer in English at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. His research interests include English literary and intellectual history, medieval studies and the philosophy of history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Magical Thinking : History, Possibility and the Idea of the Occult

Continuum International Publishing Group, 2012

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...I must plunge again and again in the water of doubt.The academic study of magic by non-practitioners is a relatively new area of scholarship, but in one sense the explorations of the uninitiated critic can be traced back to the Church...

Pierre Bayle and the Structures of Doubt

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume II : Transition and Transformation

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...Bayle’s Dictionnaire historique et critique is a monument of erudition in an erudite age, as well as one of the supreme achievements of philosophical skepticism. In fact, Bayle’s erudition helps to fuel his skepticism, by providing him...

Contingency

Yemima Ben-Menahem

Yemima Ben-Menahem is Professor of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction Recall Tolstoy’s celebrated novel Anna Karenina. The passionate love affair between Karenina and Count Vronsky begins when they first see each other at the train station and ends tragically with Karenina’s suicide. The former...

Three Foreigners: The Philosophers of the Puritan Revolution

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...‘Three Foreigners and the Philosophy of the English Revolution’ was the title Trevor-Roper gave to the bravura essay that, in the first of its two forms, he published in Encounter in February 1960...

Sceptical History and the Myth of the Historical Revolution

Historiography: Critical Readings Volume II : Transition and Transformation

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Critical Readings in Historiography

...There has been a wealth of significant research into the writing and use of historical narrative from the late middle ages to the seventeenth century in the last decade. This work has provided us with a more carefully nuanced understanding...

Prologue

Steven Sarson

Steven Sarson is Professor of American Civilisation at Jean Moulin University, France. He is the author of The Tobacco-Plantation South and the Early American Atlantic World (2013); British America: Creating Colonies, Imagining an Empire (2015) and numerous articles, and is the co-editor of The American Colonies and the British Empire (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Barack Obama : American Historian

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Let’s begin to understand what Barack Obama’s American history is by looking first at what it isn’t. God damn America In the fading days of 2001, Reverend Jeremiah Wright gave a sermon called “The Day of Jerusalem’s Fall.” The name evokes...