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Injustice and Revolt

Mark Bailey

in After the Black Death: Economy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198857884
eISBN:
9780191890451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857884.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

If a seigniorial reaction did not materialize in the generation after the arrival of Black Death, and if villeinage really was dissolving rapidly during that period, how then do we explain the ... More


Chaucerian Conflict: Languages of Antagonism in Late Fourteenth-Century London

Marion Turner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207893
eISBN:
9780191709142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207893.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book explores the textual environment of London in the 1380s and 1390s, revealing a language of betrayal, surveillance, slander, treason, rebellion, flawed idealism, and corrupted compaignyes. ... More


Viva l’Italia

Lucy Riall

in Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter offers a new interpretation of the revolt at Bronte and its repression. In early August 1860, the peasants of Bronte rebelled over the refusal of the town council to implement the land ... More


WYCLIF’S LIFE AND WORK

Stephen E. Lahey

in John Wyclif

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183313
eISBN:
9780199870349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183313.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides the basic biographical material necessary to understand the course of Wyclif’s life. The first section traces Wyclif’s career at Oxford University, specifically at Merton and ... More


The Forging of Tyrolese Identity

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

The ancient land of the Tyrol is poised upon both sides of the Brenner Pass, which now connects Austria and Italy across a narrow saddle at 1370 meters above sea level. This chapter examines the ... More


Revolution

Lucy Riall

in Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

In 1848, a revolution broke out in Palermo that was the starting-point for a European wide conflagration. During the two years (1848–49) of revolution, the exercise of power was transformed, and the ... More


Prologue: 1860

Lucy Riall

in Under the Volcano: Empire and Revolution in a Sicilian Town

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646494
eISBN:
9780191744815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646494.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

The prologue describes the murderous revolt that broke out in Bronte in 1860 at the climax of Garibaldi's expedition to Sicily. The revolt provoked a brutal crackdown that was applauded at the time. ... More


History of an Upland Valley

John W. Cole and Eric R. Wolf

in The Hidden Frontier: Ecology and Ethnicity in an Alpine Valley

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520216815
eISBN:
9780520922174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520216815.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter attempts to state past happenings in the Anaunia proper, in order to sketch the historical background of the two communities studied in the field. The precise specification of events in ... More


Roots and Outcomes of Revolution: A Review

Gebru Tareke

in The Ethiopian Revolution: War in the Horn of Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141634
eISBN:
9780300156157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141634.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

A failed coup d'état more than a decade earlier could well be the event that set in motion the Ethiopian Revolution of 1974. That event, which took place in 1960, triggered years of political protest ... More


Occupation-Specific Population Models: Population and Dynastic Cycles

C. Y. Cyrus Chu

in Population Dynamics: A New Economic Approach

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195121582
eISBN:
9780197561287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195121582.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

As Lee (1987) pointed out, vital rates of the human population are often determined by forces such as culture, institutions, technology, and individual rationality, forces that have little to do ... More


Conclusion

DOROTHY YAMAMOTO

in The Boundaries of the Human in Medieval English Literature

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198186748
eISBN:
9780191718564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186748.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter reviews the various ways in which the shared bodiliness of humans and animals has been shown to haunt medieval texts and images. Further avenues for research are suggested, such as the ... More


After the Black Death: Economy, society, and the law in fourteenth-century England

Mark Bailey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198857884
eISBN:
9780191890451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857884.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

The Black Death of 1348–9 is the most catastrophic event in recorded history, and this study—the Ford Lectures of 2019 at Oxford University—offers a major re-evaluation of its immediate impact and ... More


Introduction: Telling Stories: Sources and Approaches

Justine Firnhaber-Baker

in The Jacquerie of 1358: A French Peasants' Revolt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198856412
eISBN:
9780191889684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856412.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

The introduction traces the divide in scholars’ views of the Jacquerie as either a spasmodic explosion or a carefully directed movement, and sets forth the book’s understanding of the revolt as ... More


Jewish Reaction to the Soviet Arrival in the Kresy in September 1939

Andrzej Żbikowski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines why the Jews welcomed the Soviet armies entering the Kresy (Polish eastern borderlands) in September of 1939. It highlights a number of factors which led the Jews to welcome the ... More


An Unheard of Thing: The Massacre at Saint-Leu-d’Esserent

Justine Firnhaber-Baker

in The Jacquerie of 1358: A French Peasants' Revolt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198856412
eISBN:
9780191889684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856412.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

This chapter focuses on the objectives and logistics behind the massacre of nine noblemen at Saint-Leu-d’Esserent on 28 May 1358, the first incident in what became the Jacquerie. This attack was ... More


The Jacquerie of 1358: A French Peasants' Revolt

Justine Firnhaber-Baker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198856412
eISBN:
9780191889684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856412.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Political History

Historians of the Jacquerie have been divided in seeing it either as an unplanned explosion of peasant resentment or as an organized undertaking directed by urban rebels in Paris. These opposing ... More


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