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An Overview of Race Riots in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Almost half a century has now elapsed since the 1960s when African American neighborhoods in more than 300 cities experienced civil disorders or ghetto uprisings. The book looks in detail at six ... More


Political, Legal, and Social Issues in a National Health Emergency

William R. Clark

in Bracing for Armageddon?: The Science and Politics of Bioterrorism in America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195336214
eISBN:
9780199868537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336214.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Who is running the show in a nation-wide health crisis? The federal government? Individual states? Preservation of the public health is a power granted to individual states, as an exercise of their ... More


The north erupts, and Ireland enters Europe, 1968–72

J. H. Whyte

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the Republic of Ireland, the best word to describe the years 1968–1972 is ‘chequered’. Under Jack Lynch, who succeeded to the leadership on Seán Lemass's retirement as taoiseach in 1966, the ... More


The Earl of Warwick, 1547–1549

DAVID LOADES

in John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland 1504-1553

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201939
eISBN:
9780191675089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201939.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter details the life and career of John Dudley from 1547–1549. On 15 February 1547, Lisle became Earl of Warwick. During the war in the north this same year, Warwick led a vanguard of 4,000, ... More


Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Jonathan M. House

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

When not at war, armies are often used to control civil disorders, especially in eras of rapid social change and unrest. But in nineteenth-century Europe, without the technological advances of modern ... More


Introduction

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book explores the military aspects of a political crisis from the government's viewpoint by focusing on France's use of public forces to control civil disorders in Paris in 1848. It considers ... More


Troop Movements and Attroupements: Civil Disorder in Paris, May 17–June 22, 1848

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the civil disorders that erupted in Paris from May 17 to June 22, 1848 and the government tactics used to control the attroupements (mobs) that disturbed the capital. It ... More


The Kerner Commission

Mark Krasovic

in The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is the first of three that explore the cultural logic of official efforts to make sense of the riots. It tells the story of the presidentially appointed Kerner Commission and its nearly ... More


Civil Society/Civil Disorder

in American Creed: Philanthropy and the Rise of Civil Society, 1700–1865

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226561981
eISBN:
9780226561998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561998.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Historians writing during the reformist 1960s often portrayed men such as Tappan as fanatics bent on pursuing a destructive and unpopular cause. Economic considerations also undoubtedly figured into ... More


The Collapse of the July Monarchy

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the civil disorders that led to the collapse of the July Monarchy under Louis Philippe. Despite the presence of a large French Army, a strong police force, and an essentially ... More


Environmental Psychology and the Race Riots

Mical Raz

in What's Wrong with the Poor?: Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469608877
eISBN:
9781469612669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608877.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines how growing concerns regarding the violence and psychological detachment that were seen to characterize predominantly black inner cities provided the impetus for the development ... More


“The civilizing and Christianizing effects of material improvement and development”

T. R. C. Hutton

in Bloody Breathitt: Politics and Violence in the Appalachian South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813136462
eISBN:
9780813142593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136462.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the wake of Reconstruction-era violence, Breathitt County appeared a place in need of uplift via the effort of both Protestant proselytizers and industrialists. At times the interests and goals of ... More


Public Force in Paris, February 24–May 4, 1848

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the political crisis that erupted in Paris in the last days of February and the first week of March 1848, with particular emphasis on the absence of reliable public forces to ... More


The June Days

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the military course of the June Days of 1848 and the nature and tactical lessons of the French government's struggle against the insurrection. The June Days were a deliberate, ... More


The Governor’s Commission

Mark Krasovic

in The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tells the story of the state riot investigative commission appointed by New Jersey governor Richard Hughes. While the previous chapter approached the Kerner Commission from the inside, ... More


May 15–16

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the civil disorders that erupted in Paris on May 15–16, 1848. It begins with an assessment of the security situation in republican Paris and goes on to discuss the role of the ... More


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