The Languages of Political Theory in Early-Modern Europe (Ideas in Context)
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ean: 9780521386661, isbn: 0521386667,
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This volume studies the concept of a political 'language', of a discourse composed of shared vocabularies, idioms and rhetorical strategies, which has been widely influential on recent work in the history of political thought. The collection brings t...
Strategies of Economic Order: German Economic Discourse, 1750-1950 (Ideas in Context)
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ean: 9780521619431, isbn: 0521619432,
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This book provides an overview of two hundred years of German economic thought from the Steetswissenschaften of the eighteenth century to National Socialism and the Social Market. Whereas Classical Economics emphasized value, distribution and product...
Meteorites: Their Impact on Science and History
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ean: 9780521799409, isbn: 0521799406,
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What are meteorites? Where do they come from? Are they a threat? What are they made of? How common are they? As centuries have passed, our knowledge of these extraterrestrial objects has advanced immensely, and today, the scientific study of meteorit...
A History of the Korean Language
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ean: 9780521661898, isbn: 0521661897,
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A History of the Korean Language is the first book on the subject ever published in English. It traces the origin, formation, and various historical stages through which the language has passed, from Old Korean through to the present day. Each chapte...
The American Language of Rights (Ideas in Context)
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ean: 9780521616218, isbn: 0521616212,
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Richard A. Primus examines three crucial periods in American history (the late eighteenth century, the Civil War and the 1950s and 1960s) and demonstrates how the conceptions of rights prevailing at each of these times grew out of opposition to concr...