author={Mark Storey},
  journal={Time and Antiquity in American Empire},
  • M. Storey
  • Published 9 March 2020
  • History
  • Time and Antiquity in American Empire
This chapter is the first of two “foundations” that form the second part of the book. Starting with an analysis of the analogies drawn between Donald Trump and Roman emperors across the mediascape of 2016, it introduces the temporal and political relationship between the Roman and American republics, via the work of Hannah Arendt and Ian Baucom. It then moves backwards through American history, from the twenty-first to the eighteenth centuries, bringing in a wide range of American writers… 

Small and Large Cultures: Individuality, the Collective, Conformity and the Period of the Cold War

Author(s): Hart, Jonathan Locke | Abstract: The Cold War is something I analyze in two parts. First, I examine its politics, including political literatures and cultures large and small that

Some Remarks on the First Book of Aristotle’s Politics

This article is devoted to a sequential analysis of the first book of Aristotle’s Politics. It suggests an interpretation of the classical problem of natural hierarchy of men as it described in the

A Voice Crying in the Wilderness?

  • J. Hall
  • History
    Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews
  • 2018
Philip Gorski is a very considerable figure, clearly a leading light in contemporary social science. His first book, The Disciplinary Revolution (2003), is a masterpiece, definitively expanding

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ABSTRACT How important are animals to democracy? In this paper, I reconsider the role and the place of nonhuman animals in the constitution of democratic community by way of a return to Plato’s

The truth in a bubble the end of ‘audience democracy’ and the rise of ‘bubble democracy’.

This article sustains that the so-called ‘post-truth’ phenomenon also depends on the characteristics of the new ‘hybrid’ communicative scenario. The thesis is that this new scenario is substantially

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ABSTRACT The referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU gave citizens the final say on one of the most controversial political issues in modern Britain, crossing social classes, traditional

The Birth of a Nation: Media and Racial Hate

This paper documents the impact of popular media on racial hate by examining the first American blockbuster: 1915’s The Birth of a Nation, a fictional portrayal of the KKK’s founding rife with racist

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What might a Stoic approach to politics look like? David Goodhart aptly describes the political divide pervading Western societies in terms of the ‘somewheres,’ who are communitarian, rooted in

The Critic and the Mime: J. Hillis Miller in Dialogue with Nidesh Lawtoo

Abstract:In this interview, J. Hillis Miller and Nidesh Lawtoo take one of the most influential concepts in Western aesthetics, mimēsis, as an Ariadne’s thread to retrace the major turns in Miller’s

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We synthesize the literature on the recent rise of populism. First, we discuss definitions and present descriptive evidence on the recent increase in support for populists. Second, we cover the