My main concerns with Professor Hart's work extend not only on how, historically, he misplaces a term--public diplomacy--but how he periodizes
, incorrectly in my view, public diplomacy as an activity.
For example, he periodizes
the Beat moment as "early-postmodern" but never consistently addresses the important questions this maneuver raises.
has a strong chronological structure, which effectively periodizes
the history of black activism, highlighting turning points such as statewide emancipation in 1827 and the exodus to Canada that followed the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.
As a result of such an understanding, Aksin periodizes
Ottoman history in such terms as "from Beylik to Empire"; "apogee"; "stagnation"; and "decline and fall" (p.
into Golden Rule, born again, listing right, duality, and cheap grace.
this battle, insisting that Roman and Greek antiquity constituted a hedonist smorgasbord of sexual activities.
The material components of globalization have grown historically over centuries, and Robertson periodizes
these from 1400 to the present, with 1968 to the present being the latest period he identifies.
postwar history in the following way.
Like the old "theater of memory," which Renaissance speakers used for mnemonic purposes, the Whitney periodizes
the twentieth century with reference to its own architecture.
The author periodizes
the analysis into two time periods, viz.
Given the mass of historical and ethnographic material on Anlo (and Ewe groups in general) the author has managed to develop a narrative structure which periodizes
gender relations and institutions and renders comprehensible the development of Anlo ethnicity and gender relations in their present form.
Unlike Foweraker, Cook does not present the CNTE as the story of one state writ large, and Cook is authoritative where Foweraker was uncertain or, at best, suggestive: she explains national political and union dynamics as well as regional variation, successfully periodizes
the movement, and explains its ebb and flow through the years.