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The Know Nothings in Louisiana

Marius M. Carriere Jr.

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816849
eISBN:
9781496816887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816849.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines the Know Nothing party in Louisiana. In the early 1850s, the Whig party disintegrated. Several third party movements appeared in the country. Know Nothings seemed to have a strong ... More


What is Language Development?: Rationalist, empiricist, and pragmatist approaches to the acquisition of syntax

James Russell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198530862
eISBN:
9780191728136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530862.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Debates within the field of syntactic development frequently come down to disagreements about the very nature of language and of mental development. Indeed, one may see them either as resolving to ... More


Three psychologies: rationalist, empiricist, and pragmatist

James Russell

in What is Language Development?: Rationalist, empiricist, and pragmatist approaches to the acquisition of syntax

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198530862
eISBN:
9780191728136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530862.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This section describes the philosophies of Rationalism, Empiricism, and Pragmatism. With regard to Rationalism, it focuses upon Chomsky's explicit support for this position and how he presents its ... More


Introduction

Maddalena Marinari

in Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The introduction looks at the broader efforts of many Americans, animated by nativism and xenophobia, to cast so called “new immigrants” from Asia and Europe as undesirable. At the end of the ... More


Community and belonging

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter raises questions about the concept of ‘community’ and place attachment in the midst of neoliberal restructuring and ideas around the ‘big society’ by reflecting on the experiences of ... More


Not with a bang but a whimper: Brexit in historical perspective

Robert Holland

in The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093.00009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter charts antecedents for Brexit in British history. Key to the discussion is a recurring nativist reaction to European engagements. A strategic bias towards the periphery resulted. In ... More


Fifty years of Unbelonging: a Gibraltarian writer’s personal testimonial on the road to Brexit

M.G. Sanchez

in The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093.00022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this reflective autobiographical piece, the UK-based Gibraltarian novelist M.G. Sanchez describes a verbal assault he suffered in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, and then goes on to remember ... More


Thomas F. Meagher, Patrick R. Guiney, and the Meaning of the Civil War for Irish America: The Questions of Nationalism, Citizenship, and Human Rights

Christian G. Samito

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This essay examines how two Irish-born intellectuals and high-ranking Union officers considered and helped shape several threads within the transformation of American nationalism that took place ... More


“This Most Unholy and Destructive War”: Catholic Intellectuals and the Limits of Catholic Patriotism

William Kurtz

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses how U.S. Catholic intellectuals split over the meaning and purpose of the American Civil War. It examines a variety of Catholic intellectuals from the clergy and laity and from ... More


Our Appeal for a Republican Birthright: The Ideology of Black Republicanism before the Civil War

Van Gosse

in The First Reconstruction: Black Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469660103
eISBN:
9781469660127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660103.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter outlines the ideology of black republicanism, a form of citizenship politics focused on three arguments: the principle of birthright citizenship inherited from England; nativism (the ... More


Unamuno, Nativism, and the Politics of the Vernacular; or, on the Authenticity of Translation

Gayle Rogers

in Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation of Spanish and American Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178563
eISBN:
9780231542982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178563.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Approaches the question of nativism—an investment in the rejuvenation of one’s nation and its putative mother tongues—through a practice that would seem to be at odds with it: translation. Unamuno ... More


Introduction

Marius M. Carriere Jr.

in The Know Nothings in Louisiana

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816849
eISBN:
9781496816887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816849.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The introduction introduces early anti-foreign sentiment in Louisiana. The chapter notes how election frauds grew out of the early nativist sentiment in Louisiana during the 1830s and 1840s. The ... More


Epilogue: The Future—if There Is One— Is Transatlantic

Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel, Sebastiaan Faber, Pedro García-Caro, and Robert Patrick Newcomb

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0037
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This collection of essays shows that Transatlantic Studies allows for a wealth of topics and approaches—even as key methodological questions remain unresolved and the very legitimacy of Transatlantic ... More


New Perspectives in Civil War Ethnic History and Their Implications for Twenty-First-Century Scholarship

Christian B. Keller

in This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions about the Civil War-Era North

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245680
eISBN:
9780823252664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245680.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines current scholarship on ethnicity in the northern states during the era of the American Civil War, and, through analysis of neglected primary source documents, offers thematic ... More


The Nationalists: Exclusionary and Civic

Andrew Ryder

in Britain and Europe at a Crossroads: The Politics of Anxiety and Transformation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200515
eISBN:
9781529200560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200515.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The chapter explores how forms of nationalism have interacted with Brexit, focusing primarily on the Scottish Nationalists (SNP), UK Independence Party (UKIP) and the Brexit Party. The chapter ... More


Antebellum Municipal Politics and Social Control

Jeff Strickland

in Unequal Freedoms: Ethnicity, Race, and White Supremacy in Civil War-Era Charleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060798
eISBN:
9780813050867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060798.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The political crisis over the extension of slavery into the western territories and the subsequent Civil War affected municipal politics. German grocers disagreed with license laws that appeared ... More


Circles and Circumstances

Laura Nenzi

in The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839574
eISBN:
9780824869656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839574.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Tokiko’s connections with peers, mentors, and informants near and far. By tracing the contours of her social circles it identifies the space where her worldview and her ... More


“We Must Fight for the Lord and Japan”: Christian Internationalism in the Pacific

Sarah M. Griffith

in The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

In the years leading up to World War I, American liberal Protestants worked alongside their European and Japanese partners to expand the YMCA’s institutional reach in Japan. Despite its dramatic ... More


And Justice for All?: Immigration and African American Solidarity

Monika Gosin

in The Racial Politics of Division: Interethnic Struggles for Legitimacy in Multicultural Miami

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738234
eISBN:
9781501738258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738234.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 3 analyzes African-American responses to the Mariel boatlift in the Miami Times, a local black newspaper. The boatlift immediately followed the McDuffie Riot, an African-American uprising ... More


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