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  1. The Violence of Abstraction: The Analytic Foundations of Historical Materialism.Derek Sayer - 1987 - Blackwell.
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    The Great Arch: English State Formation as Cultural Revolution.H. V. Emy, Philip Corrigan & Derek Sayer - 1987 - History and Theory 26 (2):213.
  3. The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture by Larry Wolff (Review).Derek Sayer - 2013 - Common Knowledge 19 (3):568-570.
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    Incognito Ergo Sum.Derek Sayer - 2004 - Theory, Culture and Society 21 (6):67-89.
    Drawing upon a range of theorists , photographers and literary texts , this article explores the role of memory in grounding identity. If the subject is constituted in language, it is argued, identity can be achieved only in the realm of the imaginary, through fixation in an imago of the self. It is memory above all that gives this being-in-denial its imagined solidity; but that solidity is an effect of language’s ability to create verisimilitude in an eternal present of signification, (...)
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    Crossed Wires on the Prague-Paris Surrealist Telephone.Derek Sayer - 2012 - Common Knowledge 18 (2):193-207.
    An exercise in humour noir, this essay explores relations between the Paris and Prague surrealist groups from André Breton and Paul Éluard's visit to “the magic capital of old Europe” in 1935 to the aborted “Prague Spring” of 1968. It focuses on the famous “starry castle” of Breton's Mad Love — which Czechs know better as Letohrádek Hvězda at Bílá hora, the White Mountain — as a signifier whose wanderings, over the period, encapsulate the mutual myths and misunderstandings that were (...)
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    A Quintessential Czechness.Derek Sayer - 1998 - Common Knowledge 7:136-164.
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  7. Fuzzy Studies: A Symposium on the Consequence of Blur Part 2.Derek Sayer, Miguel Tamen, Ardis Butterfield & Mercedes García-Arenal - 2012 - Common Knowledge 18 (2).
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    Society.David Frisby & Derek Sayer - 1986 - Chichester, West Sussex: Ellis Horwood.
    Discussing the contributions of major social philosophers, the authors show that the question "what is society?" remains a central problem of sociology.
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    The Idea of Galicia: History and Fantasy in Habsburg Political Culture.Derek Sayer - 2013 - Common Knowledge 19 (3):568-570.
  10. Readings From Karl Marx.Karl Marx & Derek Sayer - 1989
     
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