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The Reparations Program in Brazil

Ignacio Cano and Patrícia Salvão Ferreira

in The Handbook of Reparations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199291922
eISBN:
9780191603716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199291926.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This paper evaluates the federal reparations program for fatal victims of political violence in Brazil. The Brazilian reparations program was born of an amnesty movement for political prisoners, ... More


Politics and Terror

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0016
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The attempted “revolutionary execution” of Prime Minister Ala was one in a series of assassinations and assassination attempts by the Fadaiyan dating from its inception in the early 1940s. Though ... More


Terrorists Or Giustizieri?

Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli

in Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041877
eISBN:
9780252050565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041877.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The conclusions discusses how political assassinations committed by Italian anarchists were not the product of conspiracies carried out by criminals and madmen. Rather they were the consequence of ... More


Oliver Stone and the Decade of Trauma

Trevor B. McCrisken and Andrew Pepper

in American History and Contemporary Hollywood Film

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748614899
eISBN:
9780748670666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614899.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

More than any other American film director in recent years, Oliver Stone has looked to American history for his inspiration and subject matter. With his trilogy of Vietnam War films (Platoon, Born on ... More


Violent Finale

Avi Shlaim

in The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.003.0045
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the political situation in Jordan in 1951. This year was marked by political turmoil, acute economic crisis, continuing isolation within the Arab world, and persistent tensions ... More


The Politics of Murder

Matthew G. Schoenbachler

in Murder and Madness: The Myth of the Kentucky Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125664
eISBN:
9780813135373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125664.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The news of the murder of Solomon Sharp spread quickly in the early morning hours of November 7, 1824, causing a sensation “deep beyond description”, a gloom among the townspeople “of the deepest ... More


Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041877
eISBN:
9780252050565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041877.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Italian anarchists compiled a formidable record of political assassinations during the 1890s: President Marie François Sadi Carnot of France was killed by Santo Caserio in 1894; Prime Minister ... More


Bombings, Insurrections, and Cosmopolitanism: Paolo Lega and Sante Caserio

Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli

in Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041877
eISBN:
9780252050565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041877.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Bombings are traditionally associated with anarchism. Through a brief comparative survey, Chapter 3 explains that while this was a lethal weapon of struggle used by anarchists in Spain and France, ... More


Drawn and Dangerous: Italian Comics of the 1970s and 1980s

Simone Castaldi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737493
eISBN:
9781604737776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737493.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Exploring an overlooked era of Italian history roiled by domestic terrorism, political assassination, and student protests, this book shines a new light on what was a dark decade, but an unexpectedly ... More


Introduction

Nunzio Pernicone and Fraser M. Ottanelli

in Assassins against the Old Order: Italian Anarchist Violence in Fin de Siècle Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041877
eISBN:
9780252050565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041877.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Customarily both in Europe and the United States, government officials, the press and historians have described late 19th century anarchists as murderous, bloody thirsty, irrational and wretched ... More


What Is Not Terrorism

Anthony Richards

in Conceptualizing Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746966
eISBN:
9780191809255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746966.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers deductively what can be excluded from the author’s understanding as to what constitutes terrorism. Most importantly, acts of violence that primarily intend to secure physical ... More


Conclusion: Constitutionalism and Nonviolence

Chibli Mallat

in Philosophy of Nonviolence: Revolution, Constitutionalism, and Justice beyond the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199394203
eISBN:
9780199394234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394203.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter concludes Part II by suggesting that although the constitutional moment proceeds irrespective of whether the revolution was nonviolent or not, nonviolence makes the passage to a working ... More


Autochthony in Europe: The Dutch Turn

in The Perils of Belonging: Autochthony, Citizenship, and Exclusion in Africa and Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226289649
eISBN:
9780226289663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226289663.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes autochthony movements in Europe, where the language of belonging and autochthony spread especially in relation to popular concerns about immigrant labor. It concentrates on the ... More


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