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Māris Jurušs and Jānis Brizga

., Golušin, M., 2015. Environmental taxation policy in the EU-new methodology approach. Journal of Cleaner Production 88, 308 - 317. Hsu, S.-L., J. Walters and A. Purgas. 2008. “Pollution Tax Heuristics: An Empirical Study of Willingness to Pay Higher Gasoline Taxes.” Energy Policy 36, 3612 - 3619. Jacobs, B. and R. A. de Mooij. 2015. “Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.” Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 71, 90 - 108. Jaffe, A. B., R. G. Newell and R. N. Stavins. 2003. “Technological Change and

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Alison Frank Johnson

inflation and requests for pay raises, assessments of eligibility for promotions, requests to marry, and reviews of eligibility for pensions. Some of these are clearly professional – they involve the appropriate use of funds, the maintenance of necessary staffing levels, the functioning of the office, and the assessment of promotions and raises. Sometimes, they border on the very personal. Processing a lawyer’s request to track down a consul’s income for a paternity suit divulges more about the consul’s past than he might wish. Josef Zipser, a Viennese attorney, requested

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Stefan Couperus, Harm Kaal, Nico Randeraad and Paul van Trigt

Constitution, noted, »the preservation of ›the provincial‹ is useful, and shall be highly congenial to the entire nation«. Gijsbert Karel van Hogendorp: »Aanmerking op de Grondwet«, in: Herman T. Colenbrander (ed.): Ontstaan der Grondwet, vol. 1, Den Haag 1908, p. 57. The old elites were paying a price, though. The provincial council no longer had a direct say in national government (as the Provincial States had enjoyed during the Republic), only met once a year for a few days, and had little financial scope. The provincial executive, by contrast, was given a more

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Robert Garot

spoke of experience and a willingness to engage in brawls and bar fights. He had squinty eyes, a jerky, slightly battered face, and the offhand manner of a little juggernaut. After the capo, he would be my first choice in a rugby match, no doubt. He kindly offered the officer a perfectly reasonable suggestion – one I was thinking of myself, of them posting a waiting list. ›What do you think I am, your Sister?!‹ the officer shouted in his face, about an inch separating them, reframing the smaller rugby man’s suggestion as a taunt to his masculinity and perhaps cause

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André Ourednik, Guido Koller, Peter Fleer and Stefan Nellen

factors explain the elevated indices of negative emotions in end-of-war Tokyo. First of all the extreme conditions, of course, though similar ones have not lead envoys in other war-torn cities of that time to a comparable passion. More decisive seems Gorgé's ability and willingness to express sentiments, induced by a specific culture of the French-speaking diplomats of 1920s and 1930s versed in art and literature. Gorgé has also published essays and poetry prior and after his diplomatic career. See also Pierre-Yves Donzé et al. (eds.): »›Journal d'un témoin‹. Camille