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Interminable Truce Talks

Steven Casey

in Selling the Korean War: Propaganda, Politics, and Public Opinion in the United States, 1950-1953

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195306927
eISBN:
9780199867936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306927.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With the start of armistice negotiations in the summer of 1951, the Korean War entered a new phase. This chapter explores how officials formulated an information campaign during months of complex and ... More


Making the Peace: Public Order and Public Security in Modern Britain

Charles Townshend

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229780
eISBN:
9780191678929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229780.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In recent years, such episodes as the death of Blair Peach, the Miners' Strike, the Scarman Report, and the Ponting and Stalker affairs have raised serious doubts as to whether the ‘British trick’ of ... More


The Roots of Anti-Catholicism

John Wolffe

in The Protestant Crusade in Great Britain 1829–1860

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201991
eISBN:
9780191675119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201991.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the history and origins of anti-Catholicism in Great Britain during the period from 1829 to 1860. It suggests that history of anti-Catholicism can be traced to the decision of ... More


Race and riots in Thatcher's Britain

Simon Peplow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526125286
eISBN:
9781526144690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125286.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In 1980–1, anti-police collective violence spread across England. This was the earliest confrontation between the state and members of the British public during Thatcher’s divisive government. This ... More


Roman Catholic Baptism

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0037
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-seven studies a rare moment in Hodge’s life when he came under severe criticism from his Presbyterian brethren. Fueled, in part, by national anti-Catholic sentiment, the 1845 General ... More


Repercussions

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the aftereffects of Black Friday throughout east Asia, where jurisdiction over troops, America's supposed superiority complex, and racism were controversial issues. From a U.S. ... More


Status Quo

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 14 describes the political climate of fear and resentment that lingered between the United States and the ROC, despite open displays of goodwill. Eisenhower often questioned the placement of ... More


Warnings Unheeded

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses how the Taiwan protests were a warning then and now of the dangers of putting U.S. soldiers that are immune to local justice into other countries. In the context of the Cold ... More


The Routine of Violence

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter moves away from large-scale physical violence and place a different kind of Partition violence on the centre stage: small scale, sporadic, threatening psyche rather than the body. Such ... More


The Politics of Paradise: Insurrection, Sunday Schools, and Elizabeth Vesey’s Dragon

Emma Major

in Madam Britannia: Women, Church, and Nation 1712-1812

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199699377
eISBN:
9780191738029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699377.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores a series of communities. It begins by thinking about ways in which Elizabeth Montagu’s bluestocking assemblies represented a specific type of polite, Anglican sociability, one ... More


Republican Jones and the ‘Poetry of Politics’: Fragments of Liberty

Michael J. Franklin

in Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199532001
eISBN:
9780191730900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532001.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how Jones, despairing of the Calcutta post, unsuccessfully sought the chair of Arabic in 1780, but politics worked against the radical whig. Jones then stood as a whig candidate ... More


Jamette!: Women and Canboulay in 1881

Philip W. Scher

in Carnival Is Woman: Feminism and Performance in Caribbean Mas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496825445
eISBN:
9781496825490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825445.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This essay contextualizes the Canboulay riots and highlights the role that women played not just in the action itself, but also in the life of what is commonly referred to as the Jamette Carnival. ... More


Embodied spaces and violent protest

Katrina Navickas

in Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

The 1830s were the ‘age of reform’. This chapter examines the bodily and often violent protests against the Whig reforms and legislation of the 1830s, especially the 1832 Anatomy act, the new poor ... More


The Logic of Print

Craig Dworkin

in Radium of the Word: A Poetics of Materiality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226743424
eISBN:
9780226743738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226743738.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the representational potential of various modes of printing, including mimeograph, Ditto, letterpress, and silkscreen. In practical terms, it asks whether one mode of ... More


Protest and Subversion, 1790–1850

Nick Mansfield

in Soldiers as Citizens: Popular Politics and the Nineteenth-Century British Military

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620863
eISBN:
9781789623772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620863.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter outlines government concerns about the danger of insurrection in the early nineteenth century and fear of soldiers’ subversion and involvement on the side of radical revolution. It ... More


The Specter of Violence in Sikh Pasts

Anne Murphy

in Teaching Religion and Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195372427
eISBN:
9780199949618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372427.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

To understand alternative and sometimes competing definitions of violence—for instance, as secular or religious—the representation of violence must take center stage in analysis. Foregrounding ... More


Whose Police?: Race, Privilege, and Policing in Postwar Chicago

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter three documents the cascade of white violence in the postwar era and the often-failing police response to it. During and after the Second World War, a second wave of the Great Migration began ... More


Harlem, 1864–83

William Seraile

in Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234196
eISBN:
9780823240838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234196.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

The advisers William F. Mott, Samuel Willets, Christopher R. Roberts, and Daniel W. James met, at a special meeting in January, to request compensation from the city for the property destruction ... More


Everyday Communalism: Riots in Contemporary Uttar Pradesh

Sudha Pai and Sajjan Kumar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199466290
eISBN:
9780199095865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199466290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The authors analyse the reasons underlying the resurgence of communalism in the 2000s in Uttar Pradesh (UP) leading to riots in Mau in 2005, Gorakhpur in 2007, and Muzaffarnagar in 2013, but more ... More


“The White Wife Problem:” Sex, Race and the Contested Politics of Repatriation to Interwar British West Africa

Carina E. Ray

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the difficulties faced by interracial couples - primarily West African men and British or German women - in gaining acceptance in society in the interwar years in Britain and West ... More


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