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The Dissenters

Michael R. Watts

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The expansion of Evangelical Nonconformity was one of the most important developments in English and Welsh history in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In eighty years the number of ... More


The Interim, 1920–1939

Alexander V. Prusin

in The Lands Between: Conflict in the East European Borderlands, 1870-1992

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199297535
eISBN:
9780191594328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297535.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The chapter explores the policies of the ‘successor‐states’ that emerged on the ruins of the three empires. Its major argument is that the attempts to rule the multiplicity of people, who differed in ... More


Free Jazz in France

Eric Drott

in Music and the Elusive Revolution: Cultural Politics and Political Culture in France, 1968-1981

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268968
eISBN:
9780520950085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268968.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the reception of free jazz in France in the years before and after 1968, paying particular attention to the debates that erupted in the jazz press regarding the music's relation ... More


Shock Modernism: Blast and the Radical Politics of Vorticism

Deaglán Ó Donghaile

in Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640676
eISBN:
9780748651689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640676.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses Blast, which is a journal where the individualist politics of anarchism were combined with an ‘exploding’ oppositional ideology of art and the radical politics of Vorticism. It ... More


Religion, Literary Sentimentalism, and Popular Revolutionary Ideology

Ruth H. Bloch

in Gender and Morality in Anglo-American Culture, 1650-1800

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234055
eISBN:
9780520936478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234055.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents a general argument about the relationship between Anglo-American popular culture and revolutionary consciousness. It demonstrates important thematic continuities between these ... More


Epilogue: On Radicalism – and Exporting Scottish Left Radicalism

William Kenefick

in Red Scotland!: The Rise and Fall of the Radical Left, c. 1872 to 1932

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625178
eISBN:
9780748653430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625178.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This section opines that the roots of the modern European socialist movement were regarded as lying in France, and on the occasion of the first general assembly of the ‘Association Internationale des ... More


Tom Raworth and the Pop Art Explosion

Peter Robinson

in Twentieth Century Poetry: Selves and Situations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273256
eISBN:
9780191706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273256.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reads poems from Tom Raworth's early work, published during the 1960s, in the light of the Pop Art movement that was at its height during his youth and early maturity as a poet. The ... More


Life of William Apess, Pequot

Philip F. Gura

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619989
eISBN:
9781469623207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619989.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Pequot Indian intellectual, author, and itinerant preacher William Apess (1798–1839) was one the most important voices of the nineteenth century. This book offers a chronicle of Apess's ... More


J.S. Mill and the Nineteenth Century

Frank M. Turner

Richard A. Lofthouse (ed.)

in European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207293
eISBN:
9780300212914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207293.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of James Mill, a major political radical of early nineteenth-century British politics and a pioneer of Philosophic Radicalism which was, unlike many other ... More


Crawfurd and the Breakup of the Racist Alliance

Ter Ellingson

in The Myth of the Noble Savage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222687
eISBN:
9780520925922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222687.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Hunt had hijacked the rhetoric of political radicalism and scientific skepticism to promote adherence to the most reactionary views of his era, and, with the help of Crawfurd's more powerful ... More


Introduction

David Roberts

in The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, namely to attempt an overview of the theory and history of the total work in European art since the French Revolution. This is perhaps the first ... More


‘The Sixties’

Brian Harrison

in Seeking a Role: The United Kingdom 1951-1970

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199605132
eISBN:
9780191804618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605132.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter moves towards rounding off the book by taking only one decade as its main concern — the ‘sixties’ — not with the aim of narrating events within it, but in order to clarify the decade's ... More


Richard Rorty: The Making of an American Philosopher

Neil Gross

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309903
eISBN:
9780226309910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

On his death in 2007, Richard Rorty was heralded by the New York Times as “one of the world's most influential contemporary thinkers.” Controversial on the left and the right for his critiques of ... More


Introduction

Barbara Foley

in Jean Toomer: Race, Repression, and Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038440
eISBN:
9780252096327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038440.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This introductory chapter proposes that African American poet Jean Toomer's 1923 masterwork (Cane) cannot be understood apart from the upsurge of postwar antiracist political radicalism and its ... More


Absolute Power Is a Serpent

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's views about monarchy and absolute power by focusing on his trip to Eastern Europe. In early December 1764, Lee made plans for his trip to Poland, where he hoped ... More


Koolaids and Unreal City

Syrine Hout

in Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643424
eISBN:
9780748676569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643424.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter shows how in both Rabih Alameddine's polyphonic Koolaids: The Art of War (1998) and Tony Hanania's memoir-like Unreal City (1999), national identity and the feeling of ‘being at home’ ... More


Modernism, Nostalgia and the Hollywood Renaissance

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses films inspired by internal conflicts in the United States during the late 1960s and early 1970s, as divisions between young and old, black and white, and left and right became ... More


Honoring Friendship's Shadows: Marriage and Political Reputation in Lucy Hutchinson's Writings

Penelope Anderson

in Friendship's Shadows: Women's Friendship and the Politics of Betrayal in England, 1640–1705

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655823
eISBN:
9780748676620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655823.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Lucy Hutchinson uses the language of betrayal-oriented friendship to preserve both her husband's republican reputation and her own. Later readers, seeing the Hutchinsons' marriage through the lens of ... More


Protestant Dissent in Ireland

Andrew R. Holmes

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume II: The Long Eighteenth Century c. 1689-c. 1828

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198702245
eISBN:
9780191838910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702245.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Protestant Dissent was religiously and politically important in eighteenth-century Ireland. Presbyterians who arrived from Scotland after 1600 comprised the bulk of Dissenters whereas smaller groups ... More


Not Just a World Problem: Segregation, Police Brutality, and New Negro Politics in New York City

Shannon King

in Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677382
eISBN:
9781452947877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677382.003.0017
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines racism, segregation, and police brutality that engulfed New York City at the height of the New Negro era. It argues that black self-protection activity in Harlem operated as a ... More


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