By J. Ganim,S. Legassie

This number of essays uncovers a wide range of medieval writings on cosmopolitan ethics and politics, writings in general missed or glossed over in modern discourse. Medieval literary fictions and shuttle debts supply us with wealthy contextualizations of the complexities and contradictions of cosmopolitan thought.

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