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Between Justice and Politics: The Ligue des Droits de l'Homme, 1898-1945

William D. Irvine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753173
eISBN:
9780804767873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753173.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book focuses on the first fifty years of the Ligue des droits de l'homme—the League of the Rights of Man—informed by the recently available archives of the organization. Founded during the ... More


Living with Liberal Democracy

Noah Benezra Strote

in Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300219050
eISBN:
9780300228045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219050.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the rise in prominence of the Institute for Social Research, a small academic center whose work became a lodestar for left-wing politics among secular West Germans in the 1960s. ... More


The Writer, the Prince and the Scholar: Virginia Woolf, D. S. Mirsky, and Jane Harrison's Translation from Russian of The Life of the Archpriest Avvakum, by Himself – a Revaluation of the Radical Politics of the Hogarth Press

Jean Mills

in Leonard and Virginia Woolf, The Hogarth Press and the Networks of Modernism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642274
eISBN:
9780748651979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642274.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter shows the Woolf's commitment to radical left-wing politics, highlights the ‘internationalist outlook’ of the Press, and identifies the connections between the network of actors who were ... More


Liberty with All Its Risks

in Between Justice and Politics: The Ligue des Droits de l'Homme, 1898-1945

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753173
eISBN:
9780804767873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753173.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Ligue des droits de l'homme (League of the Rights of Man) leaned towards the Left for its commitment to civil liberties, which was evident in the Dreyfus affair that brought the League to its ... More


Opposition, Escalation, and Integration

Erik Esselstrom

in Crossing Empire's Edge: Foreign Ministry Police and Japanese Expansionism in Northeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832315
eISBN:
9780824868932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832315.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the Japanese consular police intensified their commitment to deal with the problem of Korean resistance. More specifically, it considers the Gaimushō police's adoption of ... More


Introduction

in Between Justice and Politics: The Ligue des Droits de l'Homme, 1898-1945

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753173
eISBN:
9780804767873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753173.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Founded in Paris in June 1898, the Ligue des droits de l'homme (League of the Rights of Man) was one of the more revered institutions of Third Republic France. Established in response to the unjust ... More


George Garrett, Merseyside Labour and the Influence of the United States

Joseph Pridmore

in Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476.003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the work of George Garrett, which provides significant insights about left-wing politics, labour history on Merseyside, the stylistics of resistance writing, and tactics for ... More


Novels for ‘thinking people’: Fiction and the inter-war broad left

Steven Fielding

in The art of the possible: Politics and governance in modern British history, 18851997: Essays in memory of Duncan Tanner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090714
eISBN:
9781781708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090714.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This essay examines how the inter-war left was depicted in contemporary novels. Some used Labour politics as their backdrop or even central subject. In such works written in the early 1920s, the ... More


Prohibition and ‘Sharab’ as Political Protest in Karachi

Nadeem F. Paracha

in Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter by Nadeem Farooq Paracha brings oral history and memoir to the fore. Paracha interweaves national, social and personal histories in an extraordinary analysis of how alcohol, its sale and ... More


. Employment from the March on Washington to the Pilot Placement Project, 1940–1950

Touré F. Reed

in Not Alms but Opportunity: The Urban League and the Politics of Racial Uplift, 1910-1950

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832233
eISBN:
9781469605708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888544_reed.12
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the Urban League's continued perception of government assistance as essential to achieving its traditional goals of helping blacks obtain employment while adjusting them to the ... More


Scientific Culture in Europe and the Refugee Generation

Mary Jo Nye

in Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226610634
eISBN:
9780226610658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610658.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on Michael Polanyi's early life in Budapest; the circumstances of the double exiles of Polanyi, his family, and scientific colleagues; his later experiences of discrimination in ... More


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