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Alison Lewis

politics, religion and art. Although usually grouped under the banner of modernism, his works in fact span a number of quite heterogeneous genres, from historical fiction, science fiction, travel writing to crime fiction. While such breadth is possibly less surprising when one considers that Döblin witnessed some of the most turbulent decades of twentieth-century European history, the scope of his literary output, which now fills thirty volumes of ‘selected works’, is by all standards impressive. He lived through the last years of the Wilhelminian era, two world wars

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Social disease and social science

The intellectual influence of non-medical research on policy and practice in the Colonial Medical Service in Tanganyika and Uganda

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Shane Doyle

as early as 1925. The response to Huxley’s admiring comments in 1947 were rehearsed many times over the years. Haya were regularly criticised for refusing to grow their coffee in the textbook manner, to monocrop or to mulch neatly. The same, frustrating lack of faith in European expertise was displayed in their rejection of colonial agronomists’ advice on how to treat banana weevil, nematodes and

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Alannah Tomkins and Steven King

impoverished. Such challenges to received opinion are valuable correctives.36 A recent exemplification of the positive view of the old poor law may be found in the textbook by Lynn Hollen Lees.37 Unusually she covers the poor laws 1700 to 1948, thereby jettisoning consideration of the early emergence of the poor laws (so popular with pioneers in the subject) and implying the essential continuity between the old poor law, its ‘new’ reincarnation, and ultimately the twentieth-century welfare state. She has written of the widespread acceptance of parish relief by taxpayers and

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Adam Fox and Daniel Woolf

communication, was also the century that developed theories and models for explaining how it works. These have taken a number of forms, across a number of disciplines, several of which have approached communication principally through the theoretical, philosophical, and empirical study of language. Analytical philosophy, beginning with Frege, Russell and Wittgenstein, first developed a modern logic for the representation and linguistic denotation of ‘ideas’, thereby setting off a ‘linguistic turn’ decades before that phrase became associated with deconstruction and

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Amikam Nachmani

counter-balance the Greek and Armenian lobbies. 51 Ambassador Zvi Elpeleg explained Turkey’s interest in Israel: it is helpful that the Turks believe in the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, and deduce there-from that Israel is capable of swaying the whole world. 52 The Turkish press often describes Israel, in particular the James Bond like operations of the Mossad, as capable of furnishing Turkey with intelligence and services beyond any imagination. 53 Turkey notes the different standards applied towards Israel. For example, German police