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Introduction

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter argues that the pogrom is an event driven by words and images, as much by the associations and invocations that precede it as by those that accompany it. The enactment of ... More


The Lack of Muslim Vulnerability

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how the phantasmagoria of the Muslim is drawn from certain culinary and dietary habits, most clearly stereotyped in the meat eater or butcher. This stereotype manifests in the ... More


Heterogeneity and the Nation

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes how Muslims in Gujarat form no political or cultural unity, with no single voice that can speak in their name. Hence the solution of the pogrom: what cannot be reconverted or ... More


Postscript

Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi

in Pogrom in Gujarat: Hindu Nationalism and Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151762
eISBN:
9781400842599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151762.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter looks at the aftermath of the pogrom in 2002. Since then, almost every year has seen small altercations such as stone throwing between residents in specific areas of the city. ... More


Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Donald Miller

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234925
eISBN:
9780520929142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234925.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

A remarkable view of how geopolitics affects ordinary people, this book documents the lives of Armenians in the last two decades. Based on intimate interviews with 300 Armenians, it brings together ... More


The Internal Response to History

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were waves of pogroms and persecution; world wars and expulsions; the British White Paper of 1939 that barred further Jewish immigration and ... More


The Holocaust and Local Collaboration 1941–1944

Alexander V. Prusin

in The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297535
eISBN:
9780191594328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The chapter focuses on the attitudes of the local population during the Holocaust in the borderlands. Although the German invasion provided the over‐all institutional and psychological framework for ... More


Khurbn-Forshung: History Writing as a Jewish Response to Catastrophe

Laura Jockusch

in Collect and Record!: Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199764556
eISBN:
9780199979578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764556.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This chapter compares Jewish responses to the anti-Jewish violence of the early twentieth century to postwar efforts by survivors to document the Holocaust. Looking at victim testimony collection ... More


The Union of Sceptics, 1903–1906

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the fracture of the theatre movement and cultural nationalist alliances in the post-Boer period. Yeats, with financial backing from Annie Horniman, was able to set up the INTS ... More


Movement

David Vital

in A People Apart: A Political History of the Jews in Europe 1789–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246816
eISBN:
9780191697623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246816.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the well-documented case of Balta in the Podolia governorate, when the community of Jews was attacked in a second wave of pogroms in the following year and the rioters had a free run of the Jewish ... More


Peace

David Vital

in A People Apart: A Political History of the Jews in Europe 1789–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246816
eISBN:
9780191697623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246816.003.0033
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The formal and unambiguous grant of civil rights to all citizens decreed by the Provisional government of Russia on March 20, 1917 was confirmed in the aftermath of the subsequent October Revolution. ... More


Intimate Violence: Anti-Jewish Pogroms on the Eve of the Holocaust

Jeffrey S. Kopstein and Jason Wittenberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715259
eISBN:
9781501715273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715259.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Why do pogroms occur in some localities and not in others? This book address that age-old question through an examination of a particularly brutal wave of violence that occurred across hundreds of ... More


Paramilitary Violence in Russia's Civil Wars, 1918–1920 1

William G. Rosenberg

in War in Peace: Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654918
eISBN:
9780191744273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654918.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This chapter explores the origins, forms and consequences of paramilitary violence in the Russian Civil War. Dealing with a case study of particular brutality and intensity, Rosenberg analyses the ... More


Pageants of Sorrow, Celebration and Protest: The Public Culture of American Jews

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the public culture of American Jews. It discusses communal observances that were in part civic rituals of affirmation and self-definition and in part ideological and political ... More


The November Pogrom and Its Aftermath

Marion A. Kaplan

in Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130928
eISBN:
9780199854486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130928.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter discusses the implementation of the pogrom by the Nazis and the destruction it brought upon the Jews. In early 1938, the Nazi government intensified its campaign of discrimination against ... More


Why Minsk Was Different

Barbara Epstein

in The Minsk Ghetto 1941-1943: Jewish Resistance and Soviet Internationalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242425
eISBN:
9780520931336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242425.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the extraordinary collaboration between the Jews and the Byelorussians in Minsk during the Holocaust period. Three factors point to the partnership of Jews and Byelorussians. ... More


“The Pogroms in Palestine” (1929)

The Forverts

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0057
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter denounces the violence against Jews in Palestine, following an incident regarding the use of the Western Wall. The conflict had begun when the Arabs contested the Jewish use of the Wall. ... More


A Revolt of the Oppressed Arab Masses (1929)

Di morgn frayhayt

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0058
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents a different perspective of the violence in Palestine. It depicts the disturbances as a warranted uprising against imperialism, detracting from previously anti-Semitic ... More


Language in Time of Revolution

Benjamin Harshav

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book on culture and consciousness in history concerns the worldwide transformations of Jewish culture and society, and the revival of the ancient Hebrew language following the waves of pogroms ... More


Co-opting the Minorities

Zoya Hasan

in Congress after Indira: Policy, Power, Political Change (1984-2009)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195685978
eISBN:
9780199082216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195685978.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at the how the Congress-led coalition government dealt with the minorities, particularly Muslims. It discusses the pogrom in Gujarat in early 2002 and the history of minority ... More


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