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Power, Authority, and the Riot Act

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines both the legal background to riot and the forces of law and order available to confront protest in Hanoverian England. Riot characterized Hanoverian England, with the reigns of ... More


The Cheap Repository Tracts 1795–1798

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 1795 and 1798 Hannah More oversaw the production of over a hundred Cheap Repository Tracts, cheap literature for the poor modelled on the existing chapbooks and broadside ballads that aimed ... More


Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Katy Layton-Jones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Drawing on images that shaped the popular perception of British towns between 1780 and 1880, Beyond the Metropolis challenges enduring misconceptions about urbanization, its representation, and ... More


The Revival of Radicalism, 1807–15

Katrina Navickas

in Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559671
eISBN:
9780191721120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559671.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts the revival of political agitation from 1806. It was a revival on a scale not seen since the early 1790s and much earlier than historians of the postwar ‘mass platform’ have ... More


Taisho Politics and Society: From the Rice Riot to the Public Order Preservation Act

CHUSHICHI TSUZUKI

in The Pursuit of Power in Modern Japan 1825–1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205890
eISBN:
9780191676840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205890.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter provides a discussion on Taisho politics and society. It starts by presenting the second phase of Taisho democracy. It also describes the Rice Riots. The riots were not a ‘failed ... More


The Rise of the Chicago Police Department: Class and Conflict, 1850-1894

Sam Mitrani

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038068
eISBN:
9780252095337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038068.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the making of the Chicago Police Department at a time when the city was roiling with political and economic conflict, much of it rooted in class tensions, and its lawmakers and ... More


Graphic Inscriptions of Power: The 1919 Chicago Race Riots

Nicole A. Waligora-Davis

in Sanctuary: African Americans and Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195369915
eISBN:
9780199893379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369915.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

“Graphic Inscriptions of Power,” examines the Chicago race riot of 1919 within larger histories of American foreign policy, specifically the U.S. occupation of Haiti (1915–1934). Tracing the shared ... More


Conclusion

Holly M. Karibo

in Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The concluding chapter demonstrates that debates over vice in the Detroit-Windsor border region are not simply a thing of the past, but still continue to inform the relationship between residents ... More


Hardship and Despair, 1863: “A General Gloom Prevails”

Mary A. DeCredico

in Confederate Citadel: Richmond and Its People at War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179254
eISBN:
9780813179261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179254.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 3 explores how the year 1863 challenged the city and its people as never before. Bad weather and the government fixing of prices for food and livestock led to spiraling inflation and food ... More


Introduction: Wilmington and the 1898 Mentality

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction situates the Wilmington Ten events in the long history of racial violence and subordination in North Carolina. The 1898 Wilmington Race Riot was engineered by the state’s white ... More


Crucibles of liberty and ruin

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In chapter five, attention turns to nineteenth-century attempts to represent the increasingly incendiary politics of urban Britain. The long nineteenth century was a period of significant political ... More


This Community Is Being Criminalized

Matthew Vaz (ed.)

in Running the Numbers: Race, Police, and the History of Urban Gambling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226690445
eISBN:
9780226690582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226690582.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the politics of gambling in New York City. A long tradition of demands for black autonomy in the gambling business confronted a well developed system of gambling corruption in ... More


If We Can’t Go with the South Let Us Quit the North: War, Violence, and Neutrality, March–June 1861

Michael D. Robinson

in Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633787
eISBN:
9781469633794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633787.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter tracks the course of the Border South during a critical interval in the secession crisis when war breaks out between the United States and the Confederacy. Without a compromise in hand ... More


New gender-political impulses from Eastern Europe: the case of Pussy Riot

Eva Maria Hinterhuber and Gesine Fuchs

in Women's Emancipation and Civil Society Organisations: Challenging or Maintaining the Status Quo?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324775
eISBN:
9781447324799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324775.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter the authors strive to answer existing research desiderata by exploring the role of Pussy Riot as a civil society actor in the emancipation of women in a national as well as ... More


An Episode of Early California Life: The Squatter Riot of 1850 in Sacramento

John J. McDermott (ed.)

in The Basic Writings of Josiah Royce, Volume I: Culture, Philosophy, and Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823224838
eISBN:
9780823284887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224838.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents a paper the on Squatter Riot of 1850 in Sacramento, California. The scenes of violence themselves form but a small part of the real story of the movement, and the paper attempts ... More


Hot Rod Wars: Youth, Their Elders, and Defining Maturity on the Road

Gary S. Cross

in Machines of Youth: America's Car Obsession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226341644
eISBN:
9780226341781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341781.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The hot rod became not only an expression of masculine working-class ingenuity and a marker of boys entering the world of men, but of the tensions between youth and adults over what defined masculine ... More


Plotting Rights: The Power of Performance

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The plot of a narrative claim for human rights is delivered by a political performance. This chapter explores performance genres of testimonial, political theatre, protest allegories, and parody. It ... More


Difference and recognition

Kalervo N. Gulson and P. Taylor Webb

in Education Policy and Racial Biopolitics in Multicultural Cities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447320074
eISBN:
9781447320098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447320074.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines the shooting deaths of several young Black men from 1988-2007 and how these deaths produced a spectrum of affects for those working to develop the school. This affective ... More


Okinawa, 1958–1972: The Subaltern Speaks

Annmaria M. Shimabuku

in Alegal: Biopolitics and the Unintelligibility of Okinawan Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282661
eISBN:
9780823285938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282661.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The period between 1958 and 1972 marks the full-fledged emergence of the movement to revert to the Japanese administration along with the emergence of the New Left both globally and in Okinawa. This ... More


The Defence of Hong Kong During the Early Stages of the Cold War, 1945–1960

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is about the continuous strategic relevance of Hong Kong to different powers during the Cold War. The different political, economic, and intelligence uses of Hong Kong by the powers of ... More


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