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The People

Yuri Pines

in The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134956
eISBN:
9781400842278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134956.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the reasons for the recurrence of large-scale popular uprisings throughout imperial history. It considers how the idea of rebellion correlates with fundamental principles of ... More


Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

American society has been long plagued by cycles of racial violence, most dramatically in the 1960s when hundreds of ghetto uprisings erupted across American cities. Though the larger, underlying ... More


An Overview of Race Riots in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Almost half a century has now elapsed since the 1960s when African American neighborhoods in more than 300 cities experienced civil disorders or ghetto uprisings. The book looks in detail at six ... More


Pedagogies of Knowledge Production and Contestation

Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery

in Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149721
eISBN:
9781400840434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149721.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents some of the language the Party created to carry out its mission—including categories that named classes, types of “enemies” and political insurgents, acceptable vs. suspect ... More


Nonforcible Intervention in the Ottoman Macedonian Provinces (1903–08)

Davide Rodogno

in Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the European powers' nonforcible intervention in the Ottoman provinces of Macedonia during the period 1903–1908. Like the case of Crete, the European governments' intervention ... More


The Egyptian Dream: Egyptian National Identity and Uprisings

Noha Mellor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474403191
eISBN:
9781474418836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403191.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The story of Egyptian identity from the beginning of the 20th century is one constructed by statesmen, intellectuals and Islamic thinkers. This book argues that the current fragmentation of Egypt's ... More


Medieval Violence: Physical Brutality in Northern France, 1270-1330

Hannah Skoda

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670833
eISBN:
9780191749551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670833.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book provides a detailed analysis of medieval brutality, focusing upon Paris and Artois, a thriving region of northern France in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries. It examines ... More


French Vietnam: A War of Illusions

Anthony James Joes

in Victorious Insurgencies: Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126142
eISBN:
9780813135588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126142.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Vietnam is the size of Finland or of Missouri and Arkansas combined, with an area of 127,000 square miles. The Vietnamese revolution was not organized; it was led by illiterate paupers and desperate ... More


Epilogue

Reinoud Leenders

in Spoils of Truce: Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451003
eISBN:
9780801465871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451003.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This epilogue suggests that no serious attempt was made to reduce political corruption or to establish genuine peace in Lebanon. It first discusses the popular uprisings that swept through the Arab ... More


1. 1. Nations, Nationalism, and Violence in the Balkans

Mark Biondich

in The Balkans: Revolution, War, and Political Violence since 1878

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199299058
eISBN:
9780191725074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299058.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter serves as an introduction to the themes of nations, nationalism and political violence. After establishing definitions, it provides an overview of Balkan national movements from the late ... More


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