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relating to a church parish; having a limited or narrow outlook or scope

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Suburban and parochial, his vistas stretched far into the East

about E. M. Forster

—p.15 E. M. Forster, Middle Manager (14) by Zadie Smith
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the Hogwartian uniforms of parochial academies

—p.107 Midwestworld (106) by Meghan O'Gieblyn
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It is worth recalling that before the logistics revolution, transporting goods was a physically demolishing task for the bodies of workers. The automation of this labour is something to be applauded, not held back for parochial reasons. For all these reasons, logistics therefore presents an important transition technology between capitalism and postcapitalism.

—p.151 A New Common Sense (129) by Alex Williams, Nick Srnicek
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3 years, 7 months ago

The utopian potentials inherent in twenty-first-century technology cannot remain bound to a parochial capitalist imagination; they must be liberated by an ambitious left alternative.

—p.3 Introduction (1) by Alex Williams, Nick Srnicek
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3 years, 7 months ago


The inclusive vision that once drove the labor movement has given way to a guild mentality, at times also among unions, that is smug and parochial.

—p.5 Death by Degrees (1) by n+1
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1 year, 10 months ago


he moved beyond the personalized, parochial focus on the leadership of the US Federal Reserve

—p.136 Mishandling the Crisis (135) by Adam Tooze
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3 years, 7 months ago


To call Kazin's background parochial would be too ample: it was not a parish he called home, but a single city block.

—p.171 Alfred Kazin's Clamor (169) by Adam Kirsch
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the seeming parochialism or irrelevance to America of cricket

—p.100 Beyond a Boundary: Netherland as Post-Colonial Novel (100) by James Wood
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3 years, 6 months ago


the same parochial suspicion of belief systems strong enough to grapple with America's intrinsic egoism

—p.223 Useful Idiots (215) missing author
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2 years, 3 months ago


A good deal of manufacturing was outsourced to cheap wage locations in the "underdeveloped" world, leading some parochially minded Westerners to conclude that heavy industry had disappeared from the planet altogether.

—p.4 Chapter One (1) by Terry Eagleton
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3 years, 5 months ago