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Declarations Of Dependence

Author : Scott Ferguson
ISBN : 9781496207128
Genre : Philosophy
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Declarations of Dependence rethinks the historical relationship between money and aesthetics in an effort to make critical theory newly answerable to politics. Scott Ferguson regrounds critical theory in the alternative conception of money articulated by the contemporary heterodox school of political economy known as Modern Monetary Theory. Applying the insights of this theory, Ferguson contends that money, rather than representing a private, finite, and alienating technology, is instead a public and fundamentally unlimited medium that harbors still-unrealized powers for inclusion, cultivation, and care. Ferguson calls Modern Monetary Theory’s capacious ontology of money the “unheard-of center” of modern life. Here he installs this unheard-of center at the heart of critique to inaugurate a new critical theory that aims to actualize money’s curative potential in a sensuous here-and-now. Declarations of Dependence reimagines the relation between money and aesthetics in a manner that points beyond neoliberal privation and violence and, by doing so, lends critical theory fresh relevance and force.

Declarations Of Dependence

Author : Gregory Downs
ISBN : 9780807877760
Genre : History
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In this highly original study, Gregory Downs argues that the most American of wars, the Civil War, created a seemingly un-American popular politics, rooted not in independence but in voluntary claims of dependence. Through an examination of the pleas and petitions of ordinary North Carolinians, Declarations of Dependence contends that the Civil War redirected, not destroyed, claims of dependence by exposing North Carolinians to the expansive but unsystematic power of Union and Confederate governments, and by loosening the legal ties that bound them to husbands, fathers, and masters. Faced with anarchy during the long reconstruction of government authority, people turned fervently to the government for protection and sustenance, pleading in fantastic, intimate ways for attention. This personalistic, or what Downs calls patronal, politics allowed for appeals from subordinate groups like freed blacks and poor whites, and also bound people emotionally to newly expanding postwar states. Downs's argument rewrites the history of the relationship between Americans and their governments, showing the deep roots of dependence, the complex impact of the Civil War upon popular politics, and the powerful role of Progressivism and segregation in submerging a politics of dependence that--in new form--rose again in the New Deal and persists today.

Declarations Of Dependence And Independence

Author : Alan F. Zundel
ISBN : UOM:39015032212311
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Selected Declarations Of Dependence

Author : Harry Mathews
ISBN : STANFORD:36105020316993
Genre : Reference
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Declarations Of Dependency

Author : Alan F. Zundel
ISBN : 0791447219
Genre : Social Science
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Presents an original and provocative argument about poverty policy in the United States.

A Declaration Of Dependence

Author : Steven Lee Schneider
ISBN : 0982323506
Genre : Religion
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Declaration of Dependence is a gift and ministry book containing inspirational images on each page with declarations of faith meant to inspire young and old to stand firmly in the Word of God. This book grew out of one couples definitive stand for God in their familys battle against popular culture. They write, We believe that lives lived according to Gods plan and devoted to His purpose though not easy will be richly blessed. We believe that God is unerringly faithful in keeping his promises and that true and ultimate joy, peace, success and satisfaction can only be achieved through Him. We pray that each of our childrens lives will be meaningful and rewarding in ways that lead for themselves and others to eternal life. To that end we pledge our marriage and our lives

Journal Of The Civil War Era

Author : William A. Blair
ISBN : 9781469615981
Genre : History
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The Journal of the Civil War Era Volume 4, Number 2 June 2014 TABLE OF CONTENTS Tom Watson Brown Book Award John Fabian Witt Civil War Historians and the Laws of War Articles Chandra Manning Working for Citizenship in Civil War Contraband Camps Michael F. Conlin The Dangerous Isms and the Fanatical Ists: Antebellum Conservatives in the South and the North Confront the Modernity Conspiracy Nicholas Guyatt "An Impossible Idea?" The Curious Career of Internal Colonization Review Essay John Craig Hammond Slavery, Sovereignty, and Empires: North American Borderlands and the American Civil War, 1660-1860 Book Reviews Books Received Professional Notes Jill Ogline Titus An Unfinished Struggle: Sesquicentennial Interpretations of Slavery and Emancipation

Who Says This

Author : Welch D. Everman
ISBN : 0809314444
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"Who or what gives the text its authority?" Everman offers three main sources of authority: the author, the discourse, and the reader. His first section examines the authority of the author by studying the works of contemporary American writers. An essay on "docufiction" focuses on the paradox of using the techniques of fiction to discover reality. The probability of writers revealing truths about themselves is exemplified by Raymond Federman’s quasi-autobiographical novels. The second part discusses the authority of discourse, challenging writers with the possibility that literary form, not the author, is the major force in creating works. The final section explores the authority of the reader. Italo Calvino’s If on a winter’s night a traveler makes the reader the main character of the novel and implicates him in its creation.

Dependence Based Representations For Programs With Reference Variables

Author : Phillip E. Pfeiffer
ISBN : WISC:89037838901
Genre : Programming languages (Electronic computers)
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None of these results, however, apply to languages with reference variables, dynamic allocation, and procedures. This thesis proves that pointer-language programs that have isomorphic dependence-based representations are behaviorally equivalent."

Fateful Lightning

Author : Allen C. Guelzo
ISBN : 9780199939367
Genre : History
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The Civil War is the greatest trauma ever experienced by the American nation, a four-year paroxysm of violence that left in its wake more than 600,000 dead, more than 2 million refugees, and the destruction (in modern dollars) of more than $700 billion in property. The war also sparked some of the most heroic moments in American history and enshrined a galaxy of American heroes. Above all, it permanently ended the practice of slavery and proved, in an age of resurgent monarchies, that a liberal democracy could survive the most frightful of challenges. In Fateful Lightning, two-time Lincoln Prize-winning historian Allen C. Guelzo offers a marvelous portrait of the Civil War and its era, covering not only the major figures and epic battles, but also politics, religion, gender, race, diplomacy, and technology. And unlike other surveys of the Civil War era, it extends the reader's vista to include the postwar Reconstruction period and discusses the modern-day legacy of the Civil War in American literature and popular culture. Guelzo also puts the conflict in a global perspective, underscoring Americans' acute sense of the vulnerability of their republic in a world of monarchies. He examines the strategy, the tactics, and especially the logistics of the Civil War and brings the most recent historical thinking to bear on emancipation, the presidency and the war powers, the blockade and international law, and the role of intellectuals, North and South. Written by a leading authority on our nation's most searing crisis, Fateful Lightning offers a vivid and original account of an event whose echoes continue with Americans to this day.

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