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Blood Sacrifice and Destiny: Republican Metaphysics and the IRA's Armed Struggle

Timothy Shanahan

in The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the aspects of the traditional republican world view. The Provisional IRA's armed struggle was embedded in, and drew moral confidence from, an ideology according to which that ... More


Introduction: A Historical Framework

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the Palestinian national movement between 1949 and 1993, taking the armed struggle as its main focus. The central thesis is that the armed struggle provided the political ... More


The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Timothy Shanahan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Is terrorism ever morally justified? How should historical and cultural factors be taken into account in judging the morality of terrorist acts? What are the ethical limits of state ... More


Ideology and Policing

Kevin Hearty

in Critical Engagement: Irish Republicanism, Memory Politics and Policing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940476
eISBN:
9781786944993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940476.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter critically examines the overarching ideological dimension to the policing debate within modern Irish republicanism, interrogating how competing views of where Irish republicanism is ... More


The Meaning of August 1969: Calibrating the Standard Republican Narrative

Timothy Shanahan

in The Provisional Irish Republican Army and the Morality of Terrorism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635290
eISBN:
9780748652884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635290.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter assesses the accuracy of the standard republican narrative in order to arrive at a more accurate account of the Provisional IRA' s armed struggle. The weight of the evidence suggests ... More


Rregarding the War from Campo Muslim

Thomas M. McKenna

in Muslim Rulers and Rebels: Everyday Politics and Armed Separatism in the Southern Philippines

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210158
eISBN:
9780520919648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210158.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the armed separatist rebellion in Cotabato and its immediate aftermath from the perspective of its rank-and-file supporters, describing the Bangsamoro Rebellion as experienced ... More


Songs of Truth and Healing: Searching for a New South Africa

Veit Erlmann

in Music, Modernity, and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195123678
eISBN:
9780199868797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123678.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In 1992, two years before South Africa's first democratic elections, Ladysmith Black Mambazo teamed up with playwright Tug Yourgrau in the production of “The Song of Jacob Zulu”. The play, premiered ... More


Sparking An Insurrection: Pressure from the Countryside

Allison Drew

in We are no longer in France: Communists in colonial Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090240
eISBN:
9781781707029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090240.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When the FLN launched armed struggle in November 1954, Communists were divided over participation in the guerrilla war. Rural Communists who worked with peasants and agricultural workers welcomed ... More


Militarism as a component of dissident republicanism

S.A. Whiting

in Spoiling the peace?: The threat of dissident Republicans to peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095726
eISBN:
9781781708767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095726.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter evaluates the security threat and military capabilities of armed dissident republican groups. More specifically, it explores the current nature of the military campaign, and how (if at ... More


Perpetuating a Fighting Spirit: Guerrilla Warfare and the Guerrillero in Cuba

Anna Clayfield

in The Guerrilla Legacy of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400899
eISBN:
9781683401308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400899.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 1 offers an overview of the armed struggle that, beginning with the attack on the Moncada barracks in 1953, brought the Revolution to power in 1959. In so doing, it reveals the historical ... More


‘Our People Will Overcome’: to the Cities and the Prisons

Allison Drew

in We are no longer in France: Communists in colonial Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090240
eISBN:
9781781707029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090240.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

With the Battle of Algiers, armed struggle moved to the cities. While the Soummam Congress promoted the primacy of the political struggle over the military, the war had its own logic. Posing the ... More


Civic Activism and the Legitimation of Armed Struggle Against Batista, 1955–1956

Lillian Guerra

in Heroes, Martyrs, and Political Messiahs in Revolutionary Cuba, 1946-1958

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300175530
eISBN:
9780300235333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175530.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter looks at how José Antonio Echeverría, president of the Federación de Estudiantes Universitarios (Federation of University Students, FEU), prepared the public to back the violent ... More


Damaged Lives of the Far Left: Reading the RAF in Reverse

Charity Scribner

in After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168649
eISBN:
9780231538299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168649.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the damaged lives of the Far Left, in both fact and fiction, in Germany. It analyzes the works of novelists Judith Kuckart and Christoph Hein and filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff ... More


Exile and Diaspora Politics: Mobilizing to Undo Exclusion

Roniger Luis

in Exile, Diaspora, and Return: Changing Cultural Landscapes in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190693961
eISBN:
9780190693992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693961.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

Political exile re-emerged in the context of the increased polarization of the East–West, left–right, Communism–capitalism divide. Ideological polarization produced a situation in which expelling ... More


Resistance and Violence: Power, Intimidation, and Control of Space

Kieran McEvoy

in Paramilitary Imprisonment in Northern Ireland: Resistance, Management, and Release

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299073
eISBN:
9780191685590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299073.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers the use of violence and related activities such as destruction or intimidation as a mechanism for resistance, a continuation of the violence outside the prison gates. It is ... More


Specters of Revolution: Peasant Guerrillas in the Cold War Mexican Countryside

Alexander Avina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199936571
eISBN:
9780199345830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936571.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book chronicles the subaltern political history of peasant guerrilla movements that emerged in the southwestern Mexican state of Guerrero during the late 1960s. The National Revolutionary Civic ... More


Survival of the Fittest: Challenging Façade Democracies

Daniel P. Ritter

in The Iron Cage of Liberalism: International Politics and Unarmed Revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199658329
eISBN:
9780191755965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658329.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Just like the three authoritarian regimes transformed themselves in order to conform to liberal Western political ideals like democracy and human rights, so did their domestic opponents. Chapter 4 ... More


The IRA 1956-69: Rethinking the Republic

Matt Treacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084720
eISBN:
9781781700068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084720.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While there have been many books written about the Irish Republican Army (IRA) since 1916, comparatively little attention has been paid to the organisation during the 1960s, despite the fact that the ... More


Introduction

İ. Aytaç Kadıoğlu

in Peace Processes in Northern Ireland and Turkey: Rethinking Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474479325
eISBN:
9781474495479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474479325.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This introduction argues that ethno-nationalist groups’ ethnic identity, desire for self-determination and territorial concerns are related to a specific context, which reveals a dilemma related to ... More


Creating Life, Choosing Love

Susan M. Reverby

in Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Berkman’s political group increasingly saw armed struggle as the way to revolutionary activity. Agreeing to help a lesbian comrade, Zeller asked Berkman to donate his sperm. Nine months later Judy ... More


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