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The search for 'General Ludd': the mythology of Luddism
In attempting to make sense of the working-class disturbances of the period 1811-13, both contemporaries and historians have searched for 'General Ludd' and his followers. The magistrates who sent out their spies to uncover ...
Think Yourself Rich : How to develop the mind of a millionaire
To become a millionaire you have to think like one. Here, the secrets are revealed.
(Bruccoli Clark, 2005-03)
Lotteries in the 1690s : investment or gamble?
Between 1693 and 1699 lotteries captivated all section of English society. Dozens of schemes appeared throughout the country offering prizes in the form of consumer goods, property, land, shares and, of course, cash. It ...
Transgressing Masculinities: 'The Man Who Wasn't There'
(University of South Carolina Press, 2005)
Quand les mots sont des actes : les 'énoncés spontanés'chez Wittgenstein et la dissolution du problème corps-esprit'
According to Wittgenstein, our spontaneous utterances are not descriptions, but expressions more akin to behaviour than to language: a new sort of speech-act. Rather than conventional performatory words, spontaneous ...
Telling tales : Johannes Climacus and 'narrative unity'
(Walter de Gruyter, 2005)
This article investigates the concept of 'narrative unity' as used by recent commentators such as John Davenport. I argue that it is unclear what this term means, and that the 'narrative unity' view faces a serious problem: ...