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The Breakdown of Authority, 1862–1863

Lucy Riall

in Sicily and the Unification of Italy: Liberal Policy and Local Power, 1859-1866

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206804
eISBN:
9780191677311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206804.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the breakdown of authority in Sicily during the period from 1862 to 1863. When the local government failed to control the disorder caused by the brigands, mafia, and ... More


The Fight for Civilian Government

Doloris Coulter Cogan

in We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the support for civilian government for Guam and all Pacific islands. In an address before the Hawaiian Legislature on February 28, 1947, Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug said ... More


Under the Organic Act 1950–1970

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter highlights the transformations taking place in Guam after the passage of the Organic Act, 1950. The Organic Act, passed by the U.S. Congress without a vote on it by the people of Guam, ... More


We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Doloris Coulter Cogan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is a carefully documented yet impassioned recollection of Guam's struggle to liberate itself from the absolutist rule of the U.S. Navy. It concentrates on five crucial years, 1945–1950, ... More


The Press Weighs In

Doloris Coulter Cogan

in We Fought the Navy and Won: Guam's Quest for Democracy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830892
eISBN:
9780824869212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830892.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

On June 18, 1947, the Secretaries of State, War, Navy, and the Interior, finally sent to President Truman their recommendation on how the Pacific islands should be administered. They recommended that ... More


Clients and Radicals: Political Culture in Independencia

Susan C. Stokes

in Cultures in Conflict: Social Movements and the State in Peru

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520086173
eISBN:
9780520916234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520086173.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a line-grained analysis of the political action and worldviews of Independencia's inhabitants, revealing a bifurcated local political culture reflecting the shift to a movement ... More


Conquer and Govern: Early Chinese Military Texts from the Yi Zhou shu

Robin McNeal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831202
eISBN:
9780824869441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831202.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

China's Warring States era (c. fifth–third centuries BCE) was the setting for an explosion of textual production, and one of the most sophisticated and enduring genres of writing from this period was ... More


Militaries and Democracies in the Middle East: Too Much and Too Little

Steven A. Cook

in Revisiting the Arab Uprisings: The Politics of a Revolutionary Moment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876081
eISBN:
9780190943097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876081.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Steven Cook’s contribution adopts a comparative approach by putting the Egyptian case in perspective with Turkey and Libya. The Turkish case shows that while a civilian government has the ability to ... More


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