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Published by Leiden University Press in Leiden .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-306) and index.

Other titlesLeiden University today and yesterday
StatementWillem Otterspeer ; [translated from the Dutch by Beverly Jackson].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLF4143 .O878 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination312 p. :
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23232351M
ISBN 109087280300
ISBN 109789087280307
LC Control Number2009422271

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Drawing on the idea of Leiden as a 'bastion of liberty', the renowned historian Willem Otterspeer proposes that concepts such as 'equilibrium' and 'mediation' are .   The Bastion of Liberty Posted by Ollie on 28 November in Art, Historic | 14 comments This decorative map was published in or around , as a commemorative keepsake for a weary city and a population that had just been through the Second World War, including The Blitz. It was designed by an artist, Kerry Lee.   We featured Lee’s Bastion of Liberty map, a detailed portrait of London to remind the war-weary s/50s public of the great city that they lived in, in November We hadn’t seen the map itself, just other references to it on the web, and that’s still the case, but in January this year we got an email from Jan Danielsson, to say he’d found, and bought, a rare copy of the map in an. In this thoughtful and timely consideration of the nature of American power and empire, Anthony Bogues argues that America's self-presentation as the bastion of liberty is an attempt to force upon the world a single universal truth, which has the objective of eradicating the radical imagination.