2-19-08 Notes - "The Ideological and the Imagined East" Key...

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“The Ideological and the Imagined East” Key Concepts Ideology (ideological) “republicanism” (res publica) Virtue vs. vice Virtue vs. “luxury” Republicanism roots Roman enlightenment o Cicero o Sallust o Tacitus o Plutarch American echoes o 18 th C. The first “Hand China Hands” Ideology/ideological o Said to have 32 different definitions o Ideology- making sense of the world, ways to interpret the world Corresponds to “glue” to put together different “mix” How the world should and should not work o How did the mixes become ideologically vivid “republicanism” Americans didn’t invent but reshaped “republicanism” Middle of 1 st to middle of 2 nd century B.C.
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Roman Enlightenment Cicero, Sallust, Tacitus, Plutarch » Thought the Empire State was corrupting » Had a nostalgia and said the republic had a better sense than the Empire State England 1713-1719; then 1760s in America (18 th C) Theory of government and those who are being governed (society)
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