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Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Malcolm Petrie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The years between 1918 and 1939, witnessing as they did the unprecedented extension of the franchise, the decline of the Liberal Party, and the emergence of Labour as a party of government, are ... More


Forging a Community of Radical Intellectuals and Activists: Black Women, the Black Left, and the Communist Party USA in the 1930s and 1940s

Dayo F. Gore

in Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732366
eISBN:
9780814733028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732366.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the continuity between the radical politics of the 1930s and that of the 1950s. Examining the roots of their affiliations with the organized US left, it details the ways black ... More


Conclusion: Popular Politics, Radicalism and Inter-war Democracy

Malcolm Petrie

in Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Scottish popular politics was transformed during the inter-war decades. Local political identities, and especially those connected with the radical tradition, were subsumed within a more uniform ... More


Gaining ground, losing ground: the politics of land reform in twentieth-century Ireland

Tony Varley

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

What Irish state elites in the twentieth century were prepared to concede by way of land reform, the circumstances in which concessions were made and implemented and some of the effects that followed ... More


Public Politics and Demonstrations of the Unemployed

Malcolm Petrie

in Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The political culture of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century placed a premium on the physical occupation of contested public spaces. Rooted in local custom, this confrontational ... More


Conclusion

Nick Mansfield

in Soldiers as Workers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382783
eISBN:
9781781383964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382783.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This short chapter summarises the arguments made in the book revisiting the discussion about nuances in working lives, structures and attitudes to conclude that class is the key tool for an analysis ... More


The Head Pacificator and Captain Rock: Sedition, Suicide, and Honest Tom Steele

Patrick Maume

in Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Rockites had a varied armoury of intimidation and terror. This essay, scrutinises the role of ‘Honest’ Tom Steele, one of O’Connell’s trusted lieutenants and the man to whom he gave the moniker ... More


Jeff Maskovsky

John Clarke, Wendy Brown, Allan Cochrane, Davina Cooper, Larry Grossberg, Wendy Larner, Gail Lewis, Tania Murray Li, Jeff Maskovsky, Janet Newman, Anu (Aradhana) Sharma, Paul Stubbs, and Fiona Williams

in Critical Dialogues: Thinking Together in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350972
eISBN:
9781447348641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350972.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The chapter opens with reflections on some of the paradoxes of popular politics. It moves to a discussion of our relative political trajectories. It ends by considering the relationship between ... More


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