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Protesting People

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores how far the forms of, and legitimation for, plebeian protest during Hanoverian England drew, inconveniently for the authorities, upon the examples and models established by more ... More


Provincial towns: streets and squares, 1750–1830

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter gives an extended analysis of street recreations. It does this in two ways. It continues the chronological history of street recreations from earlier chapters and looks at the fortunes ... More


National Properties

Robert Colls

in Identity of England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245192
eISBN:
9780191697432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245192.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows how what were seen as the traditional characteristics of the English people were absorbed in a way that was frankly modernist in its basic impulse to lend structure to what seemed ... More


Seditious Words, Subversive Laughter: Popular Jacobitism in Hanoverian England

Nicholas Rogers

in Crowds, Culture, and Politics in Georgian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201724
eISBN:
9780191674990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201724.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Jacobitism emerged out of a world of oaths, portents, riddles, revels, and anniversaries, in an often carnivalesque atmosphere of seditious laughter and ritual inversion. Profanity and blasphemy were ... More


Conclusion

Martin Breaugh

in The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. This book sought to reconstitute a little-known, or even occulted, experience of political history: the plebeian ... More


Shakespeare and the Politics of Commoners: Digesting the New Social History

Chris Fitter (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806899
eISBN:
9780191846557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806899.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book is a highly original contribution to our understanding of Shakespeare’s plays in two ways. First, it breaks important new ground in introducing readers, lay and scholarly alike, to the ... More


Philosophical Genesis of the Plebeian Principle

Martin Breaugh

in The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter maps out the place that the plebs occupy within political thought. It locates references to the plebs as a political subject in order to grasp more firmly the philosophical genesis of ... More


The London Corresponding Society and the English Jacobins

Martin Breaugh

in The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on E. P. Thompson's analysis of the English plebs' political practices, especially as regards English Jacobinism in the late eighteenth century. Thompson attributes the ... More


The Beginning of the Roman Republic

Gary Forsythe

in A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226517
eISBN:
9780520940291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226517.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter provides a discussion on the beginning of the Roman Republic. It is shown that the Roman chronology is basically accurate for the beginning of the republic and the Gallic occupation of ... More


Rome of the Twelve Tables

Gary Forsythe

in A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226517
eISBN:
9780520940291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226517.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Rome's Law of the Twelve Tables is to be viewed as an important step in state formation. The trial of K. Quinctius is most likely fictitious and has probably been historicized from a document that ... More


Livy, Pestilentia, and the Pathologies of Class Strife

Hunter H. Gardner

in Pestilence and the Body Politic in Latin Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198796428
eISBN:
9780191837708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796428.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Accounts of pestilence in the historical record help us understand those assumptions about the effects of disease that inform both the creation of the plague narrative and its reception among Roman ... More


The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Martin Breaugh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

How do people excluded from political life achieve political agency? Through a series of historical events that have been mostly overlooked by political theorists, this book identifies fleeting yet ... More


Civilizing the Ballad

Saree Makdisi

in Making England Western: Occidentalism, Race, and Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226923130
eISBN:
9780226923154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923154.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the relationship between Wordsworth’s turn to the ballad form and his representation of the common people in his poetry, aiming to connect Wordsworth to the larger sets of ... More


The Dating of the lex Aquilia

David Ibbetson

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the dating of the lex Aquilia. It discusses basic data on the lex Aquilia; the first chapter of the lex; the third chapter of the lex; and economic and political explanations of ... More


Sophie Victorious

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter describes how Sand compensated for the anonymity that history confers on ordinary people—particularly her mother. Sand relates an event that ostensibly occurred when Lafayette announced ... More


Historical Genesis of the Plebeian Principle

Martin Breaugh

in The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines four plebeian political experiences in order to situate the establishment of a plebeian principle in Western history. The necessary point of departure is ancient Rome, more ... More


Sectional Societies and the Sans-Culottes of Paris

Martin Breaugh

in The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The term sans-culotte was coined by antirevolutionary publicists to denigrate the poor of Paris. The emphasis on the lack of breeches was intended to point up the indigence, ignorance, vulgarity, and ... More


The Sans-Culottes: A Political Bond of Fraternity

Martin Breaugh

in The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The plebeian political practices of the sans-culottes ended in the third year of the French Revolution, with the repression of the Prairial insurrection and the political fallout of that defeat. This ... More


The English Jacobins: A Political Bond of Plurality

Martin Breaugh

in The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the human bond of the English Jacobins that created largely within the context of the Industrial Revolution. The “Industrial Revolution” refers to the passage from small-scale ... More


The Communards: A Political Bond of Association

Martin Breaugh

in The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156189
eISBN:
9780231520812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156189.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the human bond of the Communards. It begins by reviewing the sequence of events leading to the establishment of “Paris libre 1871.”. This review is necessary because the ... More


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