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The Problem of English Machiavellism: Modes of Civic Consciousness before the Civil War

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates how patterns of “Machiavellian” thought became operative in England, and at a later period in colonial and revolutionary America. Moreover, the chapter tackles the problem ... More


Civil Societies

Paul Slack

in From Reformation to Improvement: Public Welfare in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206613
eISBN:
9780191677243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206613.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Current interest in the concept and reality of ‘civil society’ came largely from political events at the end of the twentieth century. This chapter, however, goes back to the late fifteenth century ... More


City Lines: Multiculturalism and Sarajevo

Emily Greble

in Sarajevo, 1941-1945: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Hitler's Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449215
eISBN:
9780801460739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449215.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine how a city shared by Muslims, Catholics, Orthodox Serbs, and Jews experienced the wartime crises. In probing the local dynamics of the ... More


Better Cities, Better Citizens: The Political Function of Planning

Timothy Hyde

in Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678105
eISBN:
9781452947938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678105.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on the political aspect of national planning. It provides an overview of the Patronato Pro-Urbanismo (Pro-Urban Association), a new civic organization. The Patronato initiated an ... More


Los Muchachos del Moncada: Civic Mobilization and Democracy’s Last Stand, 1953–1954

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/9780300175530.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines a surge in civic consciousness after Batista betrayed hopes by resorting to fraud and intimidation to win the election in 1954. Disappointment in the outcome enervated citizens' ... More


Futures of Constitutional Modernism

Timothy Hyde

in Constitutional Modernism: Architecture and Civil Society in Cuba, 1933-1959

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678105
eISBN:
9781452947938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678105.003.0010
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This concluding chapter focuses on the modernism of the design of urban spaces. It discusses how the design and realization of a historical object effected a connection between the nation’s past and ... More


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