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Civil Society and Dictatorship in Modern German History (The Menahem Stern Jerusalem Lectures) by Jürgen Kocka
Early Modern European Civilization and Its Political and Cultural Dynamism (Menahem Stern Jerusalem Lectures) by Heinz Schilling
Ethics through Literature: Ascetic and Aesthetic Reading in Western Culture by Brian Stock
History, Rhetoric, and Proof by Carlo Ginzburg
The Nation in History: Historiographical Debates about Ethnicity and Nationalism (The Menahem Stern Jerusalem Lectures) by Anthony D. Smith
Poverty and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire (Menahem Stern Jerusalem Lectures) by Peter Brown
The Roman Republic in Political Thought (The Menahem Stern Jerusalem Lectures) by Fergus Millar
Three Ways to Be Alien: Travails and Encounters in the Early Modern World (The Menahem Stern Jerusalem Lectures) by Sanjay Subrahmanyam

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