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The Search for Perfection: Atlantic Dimensions: Isaiah Berlin Lecture

Bernard Bailyn

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses a ‘recipe for bloodshed’ in terms of the popular derivatives of Isaiah Berlin's doctrines, instead of the formal discourses he discussed. It presents a sketch of the fate of ... More


Imperial Politics and Symbolics in Ancient Japan: The Tenmu Dynasty, 650-800

Herman Ooms

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832353
eISBN:
9780824869281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers a new understanding of a formative stage in the development of the Japanese state. The late seventh and eighth centuries were a time of momentous change in Japan, much of it brought ... More


Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

Christian C. Sahner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691179100
eISBN:
9780691184180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179100.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

How did the medieval Middle East transform from a majority-Christian world to a majority-Muslim world, and what role did violence play in this process? This book explains how Christians across the ... More


. ‘Of Wars and Rumours of Wars’

John Kerrigan

in Revenge Tragedy: Aeschylus to Armageddon

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184515
eISBN:
9780191674280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184515.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Wars provide the most dreadful stages for tragedy. Soldiers are but pawns controlled by the political intentions of politicians and death is the price to pay by both the guilty and innocent. The body ... More


. The Beauty of Violence: Yasuda Yojūrō’s “Japanese Bridges”

Alan Tansman

in The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245051
eISBN:
9780520943490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245051.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on Yasuda Yojūrō's “Japanese Bridges”, an essay about the cultural and literary meanings of Japanese bridges. The essay evokes moments of authenticity or purity—beauty that can ... More


Le Cri des Oiseaux Fous: Duvalierism, Development, State Violence, and Duvalierism without Duvalier

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

History has branded Haiti to be a state of militarism, rising violence, and bloodshed. These framings are the direct result of bad media reports about Haiti. These pictures of Haiti have surfaced in ... More


Violence and Voyeurism in the Arena

Hunter H. Gardner and Amanda Potter

in STARZ Spartacus: Reimagining an Icon on Screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407847
eISBN:
9781474430982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407847.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the different forms of violence portrayed in the series—principally the gladiatorial violence in the arena; violence in the streets, including beatings and murders; and sexual ... More


Prelude to Armageddon: James Buchanan, Brigham Young, and a President’s Initiation to Bloodshed

WILLIAM P. MACKINNON

in James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044262
eISBN:
9780813046242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044262.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter analyzes James Buchanan’s unexpected March 1857 decision to resolve “the Mormon problem”-Brigham Young’s autocratic and highly controversial performance as Utah Territory’s governor-by ... More


Brand Wagon: The Courtship of Multiplex Audiences and the 2003 Asia Extreme Roadshow

Daniel Martin

in Extreme Asia: The Rise of Cult Cinema from the Far East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748697458
eISBN:
9781474412179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697458.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter charts a key moment in the consolidation of the Asia Extreme label: the 2003 touring film festival and aggressive marketing campaign to court a wider audience by screening seven films ... More


Blood Memories

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

in Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040559
eISBN:
9780252098994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040559.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the violent legacies that emerged in the Middle Passage by documenting open battles and the counter-resistive measures that sailors used against bondpeople. Focusing on the ... More


Revolt Family Troubles in the House Divided

Julia A. Stern

in Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226773285
eISBN:
9780226773315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226773315.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In order to appreciate Mary Chesnut's response to black on white bloodshed in her own South Carolina, it is helpful to understand her somewhat idiosyncratic ideas about the institution of African ... More


. Slaveholders and the Slave Code

Gloria García Rodríguez

in Voices of the Enslaved in Nineteenth-Century Cuba: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832189
eISBN:
9781469602660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877678_garcia_rodriguez.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents a statement from Havana's ingenio owners to the king. Although they did not intend to contest the regulations put forth by the royal decree, they wished to bring to the king's ... More


Crisis and War: Granada, 1567–1571

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the closing period of the history of the Muslims of al-Andalus, there were three key crises, three times of suffering and bloodshed that stood out among the many others. The first was the first ... More


Removal and Remorse in Jacksonian America

J. Gerald Kennedy

in Strange Nation: Literary Nationalism and Cultural Conflict in the Age of Poe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780195393682
eISBN:
9780190490621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393682.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Implementation of forced removal in 1830 raised the rhetorical stakes of the debate over the so-called “Indian problem.” It brought to the fore a Native polemicist, William Apess, who published a ... More


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