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The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Simon Wendt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book explores the role of armed self-defense in tandem with nonviolent protests in the African American freedom struggle of the 1950s and 1960s. Confronted with violent attacks by the Ku Klux ... More


Radio London and Resistance in Occupied Europe: British Political Warfare 1939-1943

Michael Stenton

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208433
eISBN:
9780191678004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208433.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This book examines British attempts to wage political warfare in the countries occupied by Germany in the Second World War. It describes the slow construction of political warfare machinery in London ... More


Being and Becoming Kachin: Histories Beyond the State in the Borderworlds of Burma

Mandy Sadan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265550
eISBN:
9780191760341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265550.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Since independence in 1948, Burma has suffered from many internal conflicts. One of the longest of these has been in the Kachin State, in the north of the country where Burma has borders with India ... More


Peasants, Lords, and their Resources

BENJAMIN ARNOLD

in Power and Property in Medieval Germany: Economic and Social Change c.900-1300

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272211
eISBN:
9780191709999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272211.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The social, legal, and economic arrangements that most directly affected the daily lives of the great majority of the population in medieval Germany were those set up and enforced between the ... More


“It’s Time for Black Men …”: The Deacons for Defense and the Mississippi Movement

Akinyele Umoja

in The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039331
eISBN:
9781626740037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039331.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the Deacons for Defense and its place in the civil rights movement in Mississippi. It examines the role of the Deacons as an option for African Americans who perceived a lack ... More


The Deacons for Defense and Justice

Simon Wendt

in The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recalls the experiences of the members of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in the state of Louisiana. Unlike the freedom movement in Tuscaloosa, civil rights activism in the rural ... More


Ci-devants, 1790–1792

William Doyle

in Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199559855
eISBN:
9780191701788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559855.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter highlights the year 1808 as the most successful of all ci-devants after Napoleon Bonaparte had created an entirely new titled hierarchy to serve his own purposes. He tried to add to its ... More


Introduction

Simon Wendt

in The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter outlines the armed resistance of African Americans during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, otherwise known as the Black Power era. It serves as an entry ... More


Conclusion

Simon Wendt

in The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813030180
eISBN:
9780813051543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030180.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter describes how armed self-defense could be detrimental to the Black Power movement. Clashes between black armed groups and the Ku Klux Klan underscore that armed resistance to ... More


Networks and narratives: the road to war in the Balkans and Caucasus

Cerwyn Moore

in Contemporary Violence: Postmodern War in Kosovo and Chechnya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075995
eISBN:
9781781702697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075995.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines the path to war in the Caucasus and the Balkans. It studies the social networks that gave information to the armed resistance movements in Kosovo and Chechnya. It then studies ... More


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