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    • The Jester and the Sage: Twain and Nietzsche 

      Brahm, G. N.; Robinson, F. G. (University of California Press, 2005)
      Though Mark Twain and Friedrich Nietzsche were aware of each other, they never met and there is no evidence of influence in either direction. Yet the similarities in their thought are strikingly numerous and close. They ...
    • The relevance of Giuseppe Mazzini's ideas of insurgency to the American slavery crisis of the 1850s 

      Roberts, Timothy M. (Oxford University Press, 2012)
      This chapter discusses Mazzini's influence in the context of the slavery crisis of the 1850s in the United States. That decade, which saw a crisis erupt in Kansas over the question of whether slavery should be allowed to ...