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“We Are Not Powerless, China’s Affairs Are Not Hopeless”

Shakhar Rahav

in The Rise of Political Intellectuals in Modern China: May Fourth Societies and the Roots of Mass-party Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199382262
eISBN:
9780190238971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199382262.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

This chapter presents the circumstances and motivations that led Yun Daiying to found The Mutual Aid Society (Huzhu she). Although cultural-political societies are often mentioned as the seedbed of ... More


North America

Tanja Bueltmann

in Clubbing Together: Ethnicity, Civility and Formal Sociability in the Scottish Diaspora to 1930

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381359
eISBN:
9781781384831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781384831.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

With this chapter begins the analysis of the global spread of Scottish ethnic associations. America was where organisations first developed outside of the British and Irish Isles, and it was ... More


Resistance

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the various acts of negotiation and resistance in the everyday lives of Mexican immigrants in South Chicago and the surrounding Mexican communities. It explains how Mexicans in ... More


Building a Free Community

Christy Clark-Pujara

in Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479870424
eISBN:
9781479822898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870424.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter demonstrates how African American used institution building to address the racism that relegated them to the margins of politics, the economy, and society as a whole. In the colonial ... More


Introduction

Ivor L. Miller

in Voice of the Leopard: African Secret Societies and Cuba

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110836
eISBN:
9781604738148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110836.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the main themes and research methodology used in the presented study. This book tells the story of how several generations of West Africans, who were enslaved and ... More


Mexican Workers and Life in South Chicago

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

By recognizing and not underestimating the significance of everyday forms of resistance and the politics of culture, as well as institutions and organizations not normally seen as vehicles for ... More


The Mexican Community in the United States, 1933–1939

Alanís Enciso Fernando Saúl and Russ Davidson

in They Should Stay There: The Story of Mexican Migration and Repatriation during the Great Depression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634265
eISBN:
9781469634289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634265.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the living conditions of many Mexican migrants, as well as how various political and social events impacted both the migration and deportation of Mexican workers in the U.S. It ... More


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