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Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Kathryn Gleadle

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume provides a comprehensive analysis of women's involvement in British political culture in the first half of the nineteenth century. It is based on extensive archival research, but also ... More


Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Jeffrey Helgeson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1983, black Chicagoans elected Harold Washington as the city’s first black mayor. In the process, they overthrew the white Democratic machine and its regime of “plantation politics.” This book ... More


The Public City: The Political Construction of Urban Life in San Francisco, 1850-1900

Philip Ethington

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230019
eISBN:
9780520927469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230019.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book challenges the assumptions of several decades of urban history that treat American urban politics as the expression of social-group community experience. Instead, it maintains that ... More


Nationalizing Urban Politics

Faith Hillis

in Children of Rus': Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452192
eISBN:
9780801469268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452192.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the internal political ecology of Kiev between the 1860s and early 1900s, in the process unearthing rather different patterns of political mobilization indicated in previous ... More


The Politics of Electoral Reform in New York City History

Daniel O. Prosterman

in Defining Democracy: Electoral Reform and the Struggle for Power in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195377736
eISBN:
9780199979158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377736.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 analyzes the nineteenth-century battles over government reform that precipitated the twentieth-century campaigns for proportional representation. This section positions the movement for ... More


The Politics of Home in Hard Times

Jeffrey Helgeson

in Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines black women’s “politics of home” during the Great Depression. The chapter builds upon historian Earl Lewis’s notion of the “home sphere,” in which political actors envision ... More


A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

N. D. B. Connolly

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226115146
eISBN:
9780226135250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135250.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

A World More Concrete argues that Americans, immigrants, and even indigenous people, between the 1890s and the 1960s, made tremendous investments in racial apartheid, largely in an effort to govern ... More


Political Palimpsests: Posters, Murals, and the Ephemeral Practice of Urban Politics

Camilo D. Trumper

in Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 turns to ephemeral forms of public art, including posters, murals, and graffiti. This chapter occupies is at the very heart of the book. Connecting urban and visual studies with political ... More


From Patriarchs to Capitalists

Wen-hsin Yeh

in Shanghai Splendor: Economic Sentiments and the Making of Modern China, 1843-1949

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249714
eISBN:
9780520933422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249714.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

In July 1937, the Nationalist government declared the War of Resistance against Japan. In Shanghai, fighting broke out soon after in the city's outskirts on August 13, 1937. The war, which was to ... More


The Code of a Warrior

Joshua David Hawley

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Despite a promising career in the New York State Assembly, Theodore Roosevelt left Albany and sought refuge on the banks of the Little Missouri in Dakota after suffering a personal tragedy and ... More


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