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Breaking the Silence

Eviatar Zerubavel

in The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195187175
eISBN:
9780199943371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187175.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter emphasizes the collaborative nature of conspiracies of silence, illustrating how each conspirator's actions are symbiotically complemented by the others'. Breaking a conspiracy of ... More


The rising and after

F. S. L. LYONS

in A New History of Ireland, Volume VI: Ireland Under the Union, II: 1870-1921

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199583744
eISBN:
9780191702365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583744.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of Ireland during and after the Easter Uprising in 1916. It highlights the failure of the authorities to move against the conspirators and attempts to understand why ... More


The Lincoln Assassination: Crime and Punishment, Myth and Memory A Lincoln Forum Book

Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, and Frank J. Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232260
eISBN:
9780823240784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232260.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most prominent events in U.S. history. It continues to attract enormous and intense interest from scholars, writers, and armchair ... More


The Lincoln Assassination in Law and Lore

Frank J. Williams

in The Lincoln Assassination: Crime and Punishment, Myth and Memory A Lincoln Forum Book

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232260
eISBN:
9780823240784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232260.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the nature of the military tribunal that weighed the fate of the conspirators—with a different goal in mind. It illuminates the important questions its work raised (and ... More


Writing History in a Vacuum: The Lincoln Assassination

Thomas R. Turner

in The Lincoln Assassination: Crime and Punishment, Myth and Memory A Lincoln Forum Book

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232260
eISBN:
9780823240784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232260.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the legal ramifications of the use of a military court to try the Lincoln conspirators. It notes that, after a war that cost 620,000 lives—Northern and Southern—Americans were ... More


Urban Society and the Countryside: Patterns of Interdependence and Control

M. E. Bratchel

in Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the prevailing aristocratic mentality, together with the connected themes of urban relations with and attitudes towards the countryside. For countrymen it was no doubt difficult ... More


Clement VII and the Crisis of the Sack of Rome

Paul Flemer

in Society and Individual in Renaissance Florence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232549
eISBN:
9780520928220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232549.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter provides a discussion on the treatment of Clement VII and the Sack of Rome. It is suggested that the events in Rome caused Clement to relive the tragic assassination of his father, ... More


Cold War on the 1930s and Sacrificial Naming: John Dos Passos and Josephine Herbst

Adam Piette

in The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635276
eISBN:
9780748651771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635276.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies the naming strategy used by John Dos Passos. It looks at Josephine Herbst, one of the people he named when he was visited by the FBI. It takes a look at the Robles affair and Dos ... More


New World Order Conspiracies II: A World of Black Helicopters

Michael Barkun

in A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

New World Order theory claimed to provide an overarching explanation for contemporary politics by fitting all events into a single scenario: a diabolically clever and unscrupulous secret organization ... More


The Conspiracy

Robert Garland

in Julius Caesar

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675020
eISBN:
9781781380611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675020.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the conspiracy to kill Caesar. C. Cassius Longinus was the instigator of the plan to assassinate Caesar. The total number of conspirators was pegged at more than sixty. Twenty ... More


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