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An Inconvenient Ally: Clodius

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Publius Clodius Pulcher who was born into the patriciate but had become a plebeian — with the authority of Caesar as pontifex maximus — with the sole aim of being elected tribune, was the ... More


Kings and Aristocrats

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the history of royalism after 1848. This history involved secret conspiracies, tense crises, and prolonged rivalries. The leading protagonists included colorful extremists, ... More


The Saunderson Family and Gaelic Ireland

Alvin Jackson

in Colonel Edward Saunderson: Land and Loyalty in Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204985
eISBN:
9780191676437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204985.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the significance of the Cavan acres for the Saundersons, and helps unravel the tortuous processes by which they were divested of this property. Sanderson, the Saunderson ... More


Saffron Walden II: Enter the Agitators

Austin Woolrych

in Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates 1647-1648

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227526
eISBN:
9780191678738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227526.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

On April 27, a delegation headed by Colonel Hewson, Colonel Okey, Captain Reynolds, Captain Goffe, and Lieutenant Chillenden delivered to the commons a full-throated Vindication of the Officers of ... More


The Last of the General Council

Austin Woolrych

in Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates 1647-1648

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227526
eISBN:
9780191678738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227526.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

A body described as the General Council of the Army met at irregular times between November 25 1647 and January 8 1648. It is certain that soldier-agitators did not attend it. Since the rendezvous, ... More


Early Stirrings: The Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Adeed Dawisha

in Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter addresses the question pertaining to the origins and political manifestations of Arab nationalism. It is hardly surprising that the intellectual seeds of twentieth century Arab ... More


Comrade Agitator

Serhy Yekelchyk

in Stalin’s Citizens: Everyday Politics in the Wake of Total War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199378449
eISBN:
9780199378463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378449.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on elaborate Stalinist electoral campaigns and the role that volunteer “agitators” played in them. Inasmuch as elections were a formality, electoral campaigns emerged as the ... More


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