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Building a combatants' republic: The campaign for state reform, 1934

Chris Millington

in From Victory to Vichy: Veterans in Interwar France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719085505
eISBN:
9781781702680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085505.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the veterans' campaign for state reform during February to July 1934. In April 1934, the veterans' associations delivered an ultimatum to the right-wing government: reform the ... More


Sites of Secularism in the Twentieth Century

Aziz al-Azmeh

in Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter deal primarily with the period following the first world war, and starts with a discussion of the relationship between overall changes in the Mashreq and the Maghreb. It then focuses on ... More


Secularism at the Turn of the Millennium in the Context of its Adversaries

Aziz al-Azmeh

in Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter continues some themes started in the previous chapter and examines the attrition of secularism socially, politically and culturally, towards the end of the millennium. It discusses the ... More


Islam as resistance

Carool Kersten

in A History of Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681839
eISBN:
9781474434973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681839.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Increasing frequency and higher intensity of trans-regional contacts across the Indian Ocean in the course of the 19th century also helped turning Islam into a tool of resistance. The account will ... More


Islam and nation-building

Carool Kersten

in A History of Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681839
eISBN:
9781474434973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681839.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Indonesia is home to the largest Muslim mass organizations in the world, which not only predate, but whose tens of millions of adherents also put more well-known movements such as the Egyptian Muslim ... More


The Density and Fragility of the World: Latour

Benjamin Noys

in The Persistence of the Negative: A Critique of Contemporary Continental Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638635
eISBN:
9780748671915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638635.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the work of the contemporary anthropologist of science Bruno Latour. Although not usually regarded as a significant figure in contemporary theory, Latour’s work on networks is ... More


Socialism and the Experience of Time: Idealism and the Present in Modern France

Julian Wright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199533589
eISBN:
9780191841965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199533589.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, Cultural History

How do we make social democracy? Should we seize the unknown possibilities offered by the future, or does lasting change really occur when we focus our attention on the immediate present in which we ... More


Contested Access: Conscription, Public Health, and Education from the Fin de Siècle through the Interwar Period

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226123608
eISBN:
9780226123882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226123882.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the early decades of the twentieth century, Jews and Muslims in Algeria’s south assumed ever more strident, and, increasingly, divergent public postures in the face of French military rule. For ... More


What Kind of Socialism?

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

While chapter two presents a general picture of the transnational world in which Mann and Ross operated and their place and influence within it, chapters three to seven identify and explain their ... More


Insurrection as values-driven theory and action

Michael Loadenthal

in The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter seeks to construct and present the basis for an insurrectionary framework based around a shared politic; to define the sites where insurrectionary action converges, and in doing so, ... More


Partisanship, Territorialism, and Transregional Networks of Belonging

Junaid Quadri

in Transformations of Tradition: Islamic Law in Colonial Modernity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190077044
eISBN:
9780190077075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077044.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 1 sketches the historical and transregional context of the project, examining two acrimonious episodes local to twentieth-century Egypt to lay bare the ever-present background contexts of ... More


Authority, Ijtihād, and Temporality

Junaid Quadri

in Transformations of Tradition: Islamic Law in Colonial Modernity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190077044
eISBN:
9780190077075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077044.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 2 traces changes in Ḥanafī conceptions of history by examining the manner in which authority is conceptualized within the school by both colonial-era writers and their predecessors. It ... More


Muslim ‘Fanaticism’ as Ambiguous Trope: A Study in Polemical Mutation

Zak Leonard

in Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190914400
eISBN:
9780190943066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914400.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter is concerned with the phenomenon of "Muslim fanaticism", an amorphous threat to governmental security that resisted colonial scrutiny throughout the nineteenth century. As tensions with ... More


Proletarian Bodies and Muslim Festivals: Disciplining Pleasure in Colonial Bombay

Nile Green

in Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061708
eISBN:
9780190099572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061708.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

The new type of Indian city that Bombay represented, and the new types of proletarian culture to which it gave rise, were seen with trepidation by colonial political authorities and indigenous moral ... More


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