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  1. Oct 2018
    1. One could argue that, within genre boundaries, the number of texts is less significant for the relative importance of an author than the total length of all texts by a single author.

      But this is clearly not a good argument. For any reader the frequency of publication is relevant for the visibility of authors.

  2. Oct 2017
    1. this paper

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    2. hypothes.is click here

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    3. Sample of food riots and the elements

      Formatting for HTML is off-center

    4. Sample of food riots in Bilād al-Shām {#tbl:food-riots}

      This table should be moved one paragraph downwards

    5. C.f. {Goering 1878b@501-22; VonSüdenhorst 1873@23-26; Richards 1901g}

      Why doesn't it mention the data set upon the plot is based?

    6. genealogy

      Might need explanatory footnote including references to Foucault

    7. Scholars also observed that and tried to explain why “Initiators of the [early modern] riots were, very often, the women”,22 with arguments ranging from an almost natural disposal towards mutiny, to being more involved in face-to-face marketing, to women being regarded as the embodiment of disorder, which in turn caused men to dress up as women in a symbolic performance.23 After the original disappearance of food riots and the exclusion of women from the emerging public sphere of formal politics, female food riots resurfaced in industrial societies of the twentieth century.2

      Comment on the relevance of this paragraph for the current study.

    8. Faced with the new model of a market economy, the crowds called on the authorities to obey the “paternalist model”, or the “moral economy of provision” of old, in which market inspectors would supervise the direct marketing from the rural producers to the urban consumers and enforce the “just price”.

      Do we face a similar developments in the context of the current study? Do I pose/ answer this question?

    9. After an introduction into the overall argument, the first part of this paper focusses on price data and potential correlation with food riots.

      I am not sure if this summary paragraph is at the right location in this paper.

    10. “politics of notables”.

      Missing footnote pointing to Hourani and Sajdi's "ʿayānology"

    11. Why did the protestors opt for this particular form of contentious action even though it proved ultimately unsuccessful and why did they not violently take the food available in the market?

      is this main question referred to throughout the paper?