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The Reparations Program in Brazil

Ignacio Cano and Patrícia Salvão Ferreira

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper evaluates the federal reparations program for fatal victims of political violence in Brazil. The Brazilian reparations program was born of an amnesty movement for political prisoners, ... More


The Death of Caligula: Flavius Josephus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319648
eISBN:
9781781387177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319648.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The emperor Gaius (‘Caligula’) was assassinated in January AD 41. It seemed that the dynasty of the Caesars was over, and republican rule restored; but a military coup by the Praetorian Guard set ... More


Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Alan McPherson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653501
eISBN:
9781469653525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653501.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On September 21, 1976, a car bomb killed Orlando Letelier, the former Chilean ambassador to the United States, along with his US colleague Ronni Moffitt. The murder shocked the world, especially ... More


‘Dr Phlogiston’: Joseph Priestley (1733–1804)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The 1791 riots in Birmingham destroyed the home and laboratory of Joseph Priestley, isolator of oxygen and several other elemental gases. Priestley was the leading British scientist of his day, a ... More


“The Harvest of Death Is Complete”: Imagined Unity

Grant R. Brodrecht

in Our Country: Northern Evangelicals and the Union during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279906
eISBN:
9780823281497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279906.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Following upon Abraham Lincoln’s electoral victory in 1864, chapter three portrays northern evangelicals anticipating military victory and emergent national oneness. The chapter looks particularly at ... More


The Year of Intelligence Begins

David P. Hadley

in The Rising Clamor: The American Press, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177373
eISBN:
9780813177403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177373.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the investigations that began following the revelation that the Central Intelligence Agency operated an illegal domestic surveillance system. Three investigations emerged: a ... More


New Directions: New Leaders, Riots, Voices of Southern White Ministers, the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and a Demand for Reparations

Elaine Allen Lechtreck

in Southern White Ministers and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817525
eISBN:
9781496817570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817525.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter depicts directions far removed from the nonviolent civil rights movement. It includes the rhetoric and actions of New Leaders such as Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Seale, and ... More


Political rumours

David Coast

in News and rumour in Jacobean England: Information, court politics and diplomacy, 1618-25

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089480
eISBN:
9781781706435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089480.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the formation, scrutiny and interpretation of political rumours. It examines the psychological functions these rumours served in explaining otherwise inexplicable events and ... More


‘We are doing what you are doing in Ireland’: IRA Operations in Britain, January 1919–July 1921

Gerard Noonan

in The IRA in Britain, 1919-1923: 'In the Heart of Enemy Lines'

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380260
eISBN:
9781781387191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380260.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines republican violence in Britain during the war of independence. Arson attacks against property mounted between November 1920 and July 1921 are the main focus of study, though ... More


Lincoln’s Dreams of Death

Jonathan W. White

in Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632049
eISBN:
9781469632063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632049.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Abraham Lincoln believed that dreams had some predictive capacity—that, perhaps, in dim ways, they could reveal the future. Several stories survive of dreams that he had that portended his death. ... More


New Power for Texas Minorities: Winning the Battles, Losing the War

Max Krochmal

in Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469626758
eISBN:
9781469628035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626758.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how the assassination of John F. Kennedy sapped the energy of the Democratic Coalition. Disagreements within the multiracial alliance over goals and strategy and the pressure ... More


International Terrorism in the 1920s and ’30s: The Response of European States through the League of Nations and the Attempt to Create an International Criminal Court

Mark A. Lewis

in The Birth of the New Justice: The Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660285
eISBN:
9780191757716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660285.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Croatian Ustasha's assassination of the King of Yugoslavia and the French Foreign Minister in Marseille in 1934 provided a new catalyst for Vespasien Pella and other criminological jurists to ... More


Mourning King: Memory, Affect, and the Shaping of Black Power

Lisa M. Corrigan

in Black Feelings: Race and Affect in the Long Sixties

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827944
eISBN:
9781496827999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827944.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the ways in which Black Power activists used memories of King’s assassination as an instrumental as well as an affective rhetorical resource to help shape the memory and ... More


Targeting Al Qaeda: Law and Morality in the US “War on Terror”

Andrew Altman

in The Ethics of War: Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199376148
eISBN:
9780199376162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376148.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The killing of high-profile terrorist targets has generated considerable ethical and legal debate. On one side are those who see such killings as summary executions that violate the legal and moral ... More


Rabin: Peace Without the Peace Camp

Samy Cohen

in Doves Among Hawks: Struggles of the Israeli Peace Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190947903
eISBN:
9780190077907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947903.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter describes the ambivalent relations between Peace Now and Yitzhak Rabin. Peace Now had had no role whatsoever in drawing up the Oslo agreements. Between 1993 and 1995, while the terms ... More


The Peace Camp Without Rabin

Samy Cohen

in Doves Among Hawks: Struggles of the Israeli Peace Movements

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190947903
eISBN:
9780190077907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190947903.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Yitzhak Rabin's assassination triggered a burst of enthusiasm for his project. In the months that followed, his supporters continued the struggle. It was a good opportunity for the dovish left to ... More


New Marvels: Turning the World Upside Down

Justine Firnhaber-Baker

in The Jacquerie of 1358: A French Peasants' Revolt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198856412
eISBN:
9780191889684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856412.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This chapter begins with Marcel’s decision on 22 February 1358 to murder two noble marshals of the royal army in the Dauphin’s bedchamber. It follows the story through the consolidation of a noble ... More


An Unheard of Thing: The Massacre at Saint-Leu-d’Esserent

Justine Firnhaber-Baker

in The Jacquerie of 1358: A French Peasants' Revolt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198856412
eISBN:
9780191889684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856412.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the objectives and logistics behind the massacre of nine noblemen at Saint-Leu-d’Esserent on 28 May 1358, the first incident in what became the Jacquerie. This attack was ... More


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