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1790: Joining the Municipal Revolution

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how Jean-Marie Roland became a key player in Lyon's municipal politics while his wife writes for Le Patriote. Roland is elected a ‘notable’ (member of the enlarged city council) ... More


August–September 1792: Invasion and Massacre

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The ministers cooperate over emergency measures, but invasion fears trigger the September massacres in Paris: impromptu trials and brutal executions of many prisoners, including clerics or common law ... More


Southern Baptist Clergy, the Christian Right, and Political Activism in the South

James L. Guth

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the so-called “deeply conservative” ideology of Southern Baptists. It evaluates this ideology by analyzing 2000 elections in the Southern states in the U.S. from 1945 to 2000. ... More


The Religious Right and Electoral Politics in the South

Charles S. Bullock and Mark C. Smith

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the so-called core constituency that further explicates the relationship between conservative theology and politics in the South. It offers intriguing insights into the ... More


Secession, Merchant-Soldiers, and the Civil War, 1860–1863

Frank J. Byrne

in Becoming Bourgeois: Merchant Culture in the South, 1820-1865

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124049
eISBN:
9780813134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124049.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the changes in the lives of merchant families in the American South during the period from 1860 to 1863. The election of Republican Abraham Lincoln to the presidency in 1860 ... More


Remaking the Bürgergemeinde

Oliver Zimmer

in Remaking the Rhythms of Life: German Communities in the Age of the Nation-State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199571208
eISBN:
9780191751233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571208.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the political implications of municipal citizenship. In this regard, the invention of universal manhood suffrage (1867/71) created a new situation. Suddenly a large part of ... More


Gangsters and Socialists on Election Day (memoir; 1944)

Louis Waldman

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the difficulties of being a socialist candidate on Election Day, as seen from the experiences of labor lawyer Louis Waldman. It recounts the difficulties of securing a polling ... More


Riding the Roosevelt Special

David Haven Blake

in Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of Celebrity Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278182
eISBN:
9780190278212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278182.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Ike Day was modeled after the network of polio benefit balls and dinners that honored Franklin Roosevelt’s birthdays in the 1930s and 1940s. The chapter describes the political culture that ... More


Madly for Adlai

David Haven Blake

in Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of Celebrity Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278182
eISBN:
9780190278212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278182.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Although Democratic opponents bitterly complained about the “nationwide Republican carnival,” Adlai Stevenson, the Democratic candidate in the 1952 and 1956 presidential elections, enjoyed spirited ... More


Objects and Ideas

Sarah Anne Carter

in Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190225032
eISBN:
9780190908317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190225032.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Chapter 5 explores broader political, economic, psychological, literary, and intellectual meanings of the object lesson, presenting it as a key way of reasoning in and about nineteenth-century ... More


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