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Northern Ireland after 1968: An Anticolonial Struggle?

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the employment of colonial models in the Northern Ireland conflict, presenting it as an anticolonial one. It was with the opening of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ after 1968 ... More


The Social Question and the Problem of History after Empire

Uday Singh Mehta

in Lineages of Empire: The Historical Roots of British Imperial Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264393
eISBN:
9780191734571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264393.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Decolonization of the European empires in the twentieth century was spurred by the colonized based on two purposes: the desire for independence, and the desire to build a sovereign political ... More


Monster of the Twentieth Century: Kōtoku Shūsui and Japan's First Anti-Imperialist Movement

Robert Thomas Tierney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520286344
eISBN:
9780520961593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286344.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This extended monograph examines the radical journalist Kōtoku Shūsui and the anti-imperialist movement of the early twentieth-century Japan, and it includes the first English translation of Kōtoku ... More


New Frontiers: Development and Struggle, 1961–1963

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses Nikita Khrushchev's efforts to establish socialism in the developing world from 1961 through 1963. It also describes the growing challenge presented by Chinese accusations that ... More


A Tale of Two Revolutions

Jeremy Friedman

in Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623764
eISBN:
9781469625188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623764.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter briefly examines the clash of two revolutionary programs—the anti-imperialist revolution and the anti-capitalist one—at the height of the Cold War and decolonization via the ... More


Rise of the Arab American Left: Activists, Allies, and Their Fight against Imperialism and Racism, 1960s-1980s

Pamela E. Pennock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630984
eISBN:
9781469631004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630984.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In this first history of Arab American activism in the 1960s, Pamela Pennock brings to the forefront one of the most overlooked minority groups in the history of American social movements. Focusing ... More


International Organizations and Development as a Global Mission

Sara Lorenzini

in Global Development: A Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691180151
eISBN:
9780691185569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180151.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how the growing awareness of the global dimensions of development had made international organizations, especially the United Nations, crucial to development thinking and ... More


The Real Stuff of History: Hanno, Niger, The Conquest of the Maya and Nine Against the Unknown

William K. Malcolm

in Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789620627
eISBN:
9781789629859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620627.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Mitchell’s abiding interest in history and prehistory was a concomitant of his overarching commitment to human rights. This chapter studies the impulse underlying his dedication to the Diffusionist ... More


My Enemy's Special Friend

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the anti-imperialist campaigns in the Middle East led by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser. It discusses the participation of the United States and Britain to counter ... More


Lord Byron’s ‘South American Project:’ Aristocratic Radicalism and the Question of Venezuelan Settlement

Rebecca Cole Heinowitz

in Spanish America and British Romanticism, 1777-1826: Rewriting Conquest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638680
eISBN:
9780748651702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638680.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses Lord Byron's letters of 1819–23, the later sections of Don Juan, and the anti-imperialist poems The Age of Bronze and The Island. It investigates Byron's main motivations for ... More


From the Caribbean to the Andes

Charles D. Ameringer

in The Socialist Impulse: Latin America in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033099
eISBN:
9780813038124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033099.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses movements for change that were produced in Cuba. These movements drew upon the principles of the Mexican Revolution and the anti-imperialist doctrine of APRA. However, it is ... More


The physical force objection to women's suffrage

Heloise Brown

in ‘The Truest Form of Patriotism’: Pacifist Feminism in Britain, 1870–1902

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065309
eISBN:
9781781700457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065309.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The suffrage movement was a central strand in Victorian feminism, and one of its primary aims was confronting anti-suffragists' opposition to the enfranchisement of women. A principal argument for ... More


A Retrospective View from Richmond Hill: An Interview with Bernard Coard

Wendy C. Grenade

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter reproduces an interview conducted with Bernard Coard prior to his release from prison in 2009. In this interview, Coard reflects on the radical 1970s in the Caribbean and throughout the ... More


Introduction

Selina Lai-Henderson

in Mark Twain in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789646
eISBN:
9780804794756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789646.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter charts the continued popularity and influence of Mark Twain in the US and around the world a century after his death, and what prominent Chinese writers such as Lu Xun and Lao She have ... More


Mark Twain the Chinese Boxer: Reflections and Reformation of a Red-Hot Anti-Imperialist

Selina Lai-Henderson

in Mark Twain in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804789646
eISBN:
9780804794756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789646.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses Twain’s anti-imperialist position and involvement with the American Anti-Imperialist League as he returned from Europe in 1900. Twain was infuriated as imperial powers ... More


“Paul Crouch, Bolshevik,” 1927–1932

Gregory S. Taylor

in The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Crouch's life as a Communist after his release from prison. Immediately upon release he joined the Workers (Communist) Party of America, travelled the nation, and spoke about ... More


The Realities of Cultural Struggles

Dieter Senghaas

in The Cultural Values of Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311383
eISBN:
9781846315800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311383.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on ‘cultural struggles’ and approaches this topic through a comparative analysis anchored in developmental history to shed light on contemporary realities. It also identifies the ... More


‘A real stirring in the nation’: military families, British public opinion and withdrawal from Northern Ireland

Paul Dixon

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

There has been a recent attempt to claim that the IRA was defeated in the early 1990s and the peace process represented their gradual surrender. The IRA’s campaign is presented as a futile and naive ... More


The Lightning out of the East: The True Jesus Church

Lian Xi

in Redeemed by Fire: The Rise of Popular Christianity in Modern China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123395
eISBN:
9780300162837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123395.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the True Jesus Church (TJC), which was founded in 1917 and became the first durable indigenous Protestant sect in China. The TJC thrived on its exuberant Pentecostalism, ... More


The Rise and Demise of World Communism

George W. Breslauer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197579671
eISBN:
9780197579701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197579671.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Sixteen states came to be ruled by communist parties during the twentieth century. Only five of them remain in power today. This book explores the nature of communist regimes—what they share in ... More


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