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“Keep the Public Rich and the Citizens Poor”: Economic Inequality and Political Corruption in the Discourses

John P. McCormick

in Reading Machiavelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691183503
eISBN:
9780691187914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183503.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter indicates how, when one realizes that Machiavelli presents the Gracchi's career in the Discourses in such a way that he may be read as both endorsing and criticizing the ill-fated Roman ... More


A Constitutional Convention

Hannah Rosen

in Terror in the Heart of Freedom: Citizenship, Sexual Violence, and the Meaning of Race in the Postemancipation South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832028
eISBN:
9781469605715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888568_rosen.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the momentous task put upon the shoulders of the delegates to Arkansas's constitutional convention who met in Little Rock in January 1868. They were to design a new state ... More


Equal Citizens

in Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is concerned with the process of claiming various territories in Buenos Aires. It is argued that this claiming process also sets into motion the cementing of political decentralization ... More


. Foreigners: São Paulo, 1900–1925

Paulina L. Alberto

in Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explains why a small group of men of color in the city and state of Sao Paulo had cause to be optimistic about their future at the opening of the twentieth century. Slavery was no more, ... More


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