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Victor Considerant and the Rise and Fall of French Romantic Socialism

Jonathan Beecher

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222977
eISBN:
9780520924727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222977.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book's study is both a lively life story of one of the most engaging figures among the French romantic intellectuals of the 1840s and a compelling chronicle of early French socialism. Victor ... More


The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War

Michael F. Holt

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161045
eISBN:
9780199849635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161045.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The political home of Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Horace Greeley, and the young Abraham Lincoln, the American Whig Party was involved at every level of American politics—local, state, and federal—in ... More


New York Star (1844–1846)

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life Volume II: The Public Years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396324
eISBN:
9780199852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396324.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Margaret Fuller’s relocation to New York City to join the staff of the New York Tribune in 1844 under Horace Greeley as a literary critic. Her work in the press started on ... More


The Doom of Reconstruction: The Liberal Republicans in the Civil War Era

Andrew L. Slap

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227099
eISBN:
9780823234998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In the Election of 1872 the conflict between President U. S. Grant and Horace Greeley has been typically understood as a battle for the soul of the ruling Republican Party. This book ... More


The National Phase of the Liberal Republican Movement, 1870–1872

Andrew L. Slap

in The Doom of Reconstruction: The Liberal Republicans in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227099
eISBN:
9780823234998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227099.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

The liberal republicans saw the Cincinnati Convention as the ultimate means to gain control of the Republican Party. However, the proceedings of the Liberal Republican ... More


The Experience of a Third Party in the Nineteenth Century

Andrew L. Slap

in The Doom of Reconstruction: The Liberal Republicans in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227099
eISBN:
9780823234998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227099.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the defeat of the Liberal Republicans in 1872, looking at opportunities and difficulties of third parties. The disadvantages of a third party took their ... More


“A Theology of Neighborhood”: Post–Vatican II Catholicism, Ethnic Revival, and City Space

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

While some 1970s neighborhood activists understood the local city community as the natural home for democratic self-rule, participants in the decade's white ethnic revival sought instead to bolster ... More


The Ku-Klux in the National Press

Elaine Frantz Parsons

in Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625423
eISBN:
9781469625447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625423.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Northern newspapers used the Klan to talk about the nature of citizenship, the expansion of the state, and their anxieties that the individual was subject to manipulation by an increasingly robust ... More


Ku-Klux Skepticism and Denial in Reconstruction-Era Public Discourse

Elaine Frantz Parsons

in Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625423
eISBN:
9781469625447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625423.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Klan denial remained remarkably persistent throughout and after the Klan period. As reams of testimony and massive stores of physical evidence of Klan violence poured into Washington, D.C., not only ... More


Abraham Lincoln

Tracy B. Strong

in Learning One's Native Tongue: Citizenship, Contestation, and Conflict in America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226623191
eISBN:
9780226623368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226623368.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Lincoln was probably the person with the greatest grasp of the interrelation of the various movements discussed in chapter three. Like Edwards a century earlier, he is concerned to examine what will ... More


The Lessons of the Market

Karen R. Merrill

in Public Lands and Political Meaning: Ranchers, the Government, and the Property between Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228627
eISBN:
9780520926882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228627.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter argues that the issue of fees involved much more than money. It involved both the extent of federal power and the ways in which the government understood itself to be the owner of the ... More


Golden Era

David Kipen

in San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268807
eISBN:
9780520948877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268807.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Golden Era's youthful founders, Rollin M. Dagget, who was only nineteen years old when he arrived on the Coast, and J. MacDonough Foard, who was only twenty-one, had followed Horace Greeley's own ... More


Victorian Culture and the Diffusion of Learning

Kenneth Cmiel and John Durham Peters

in Promiscuous Knowledge: Information, Image, and Other Truth Games in History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226611853
eISBN:
9780226670669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670669.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

Chapter 2 explores how, through much of the nineteenth century, it was commonly thought that producing more and more facts advanced the democratic project. Information was supposed to kindle ... More


Final Thoughts

Douglas V. Hoyt and Kenneth H. Shatten

in The Role of the Sun in Climate Change

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094138
eISBN:
9780197560730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094138.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

In 1872 Meldrum found an apparent relationship between the number of Indian cyclones and the solar cycle. If valid, this strong relationship has significant social and economic impacts. Shipping ... More


Revolutions Never Go Backward

Stephen D. Engle

in Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union's War Governors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629339
eISBN:
9781469629353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629339.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the political and military contests in the summer of 1864, and the Confederate resurgence in the Shenandoah Valley, including Jubal Early’s raid into Maryland. It also explores ... More


Sayyid Qutb: The Life and Legacy of a Radical Islamic Intellectual

James Toth

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199790883
eISBN:
9780199332601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790883.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Sayyid Qutb is considered to be the notorious godfather of the militant Islam that perpetrated the September 11th attacks. The purpose of the book is to understand the man and his ideas. The first ... More


Britain as Prophecy: Horace Mann, Horace Greeley, and the Choreography of Reform

Tom F. Wright

in Lecturing the Atlantic: Speech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190496791
eISBN:
9780190496814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496791.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 4 explores the idea of the “choreography of reform” in performances by the Horace Mann and Horace Greeley. Upon returning from a tour of Britain in 1845, Mann felt compelled to tell his ... More


Qutb’s Moderate Islamism

James Toth

in Sayyid Qutb: The Life and Legacy of a Radical Islamic Intellectual

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199790883
eISBN:
9780199332601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790883.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Qutb’s social critique found more and more answers in Islam. He began promoting a mild Islamic perspective, reflecting many of the political currents of the war years. Egypt was a cauldron of ... More


Voice of Young America

Vincent DiGirolamo

in Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780195320251
eISBN:
9780190933258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320251.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

With their distinctive dress, speech, and style, newsboys formed one the most conspicuous youth subcultures in early America. Predominately Irish, they also earned reputations as brawlers, gamblers, ... More


The Empire Club Strikes Back

Mark Lawrence Schrad

in Smashing the Liquor Machine: A Global History of Prohibition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190841577
eISBN:
9780197523322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190841577.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

A key flaw in the standard, culturalist interpretation is that prohibitionism was a “whitelash” of conservative, rural, nativists “disciplining” of immigrants and blacks. The reality of 1840s New ... More


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