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Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Paul R. Gregory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134254
eISBN:
9780300152784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134254.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This analysis of the workings of Soviet state security organs under Lenin and Stalin addresses a series of questions that have long resisted satisfactory answers. Why did political repression affect ... More


The Supreme Court and McCarthy-Era Repression: One Hundred Decisions

Robert M. Lichtman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037009
eISBN:
9780252094125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037009.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book provides a comprehensive history of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions in “Communist” cases during the McCarthy era. The book shows the Court’s vulnerability to public criticism and attacks ... More


Assaultive Violence And War

James A. Mercy

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses social injustice in relation to assaultive violence and war. It considers social injustice as a cause of violence and the influence of cultural forms of injustice, including ... More


The Dictator and Defense

Mark Harrison

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin's choices over military power and political repression as instruments for holding political power in the face of foreign and domestic threats. ... More


Alliances and Adversity

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Following the guilty verdict in the trial of the Wilmington Ten, a broad based movement developed in North Carolina, the larger United States, and the world to overturn the convictions on appeal and ... More


Challenging the hegemony of standard English

Richard J. Watts

in Language Myths and the History of English

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195327601
eISBN:
9780199893539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327601.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents the politicisation of standard English from the end of the eighteenth century up to the demise of Chartism around 1851. It is based on Smith's (1984) argument that the rigid ... More


Women

Theodore Zeldin

in A History of French Passions: Volume 1: Ambition, Love, and Politics

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221777
eISBN:
9780191678493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221777.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reveals that simultaneous idealization and repression of women and children was one of the ways by which French society developed its peculiar characteristics. Repression was compensated ... More


The Crisis of Theory: E.P. Thompson, the New Left and Postwar British Politics

Scott Hamilton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084355
eISBN:
9781781702338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084355.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book tells the story of the political and intellectual adventures of Edward Palmer Thompson, one of Britain's foremost twentieth-century thinkers. It shows that all of Thompson's work, from his ... More


Jean Toomer: Race, Repression, and Revolution

Barbara Foley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038440
eISBN:
9780252096327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038440.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The 1923 publication of Cane established Jean Toomer as a modernist master and one of the key literary figures of the emerging Harlem Renaissance. Though critics and biographers alike have praised ... More


Silence Was Salvation: Child Survivors of Stalin's Terror and World War II in the Soviet Union

Cathy A Frierson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300179453
eISBN:
9780300210736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179453.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Roughly ten million children were victims of political repression in the Soviet Union during the Stalinist era, the sons and daughters of peasants, workers, scientists, physicians, and political ... More


Political Repression and Culture War

Nick Fischer

in Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040023
eISBN:
9780252098222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040023.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how wartime and Red Scare repression expanded into a general cultural war on “Bolshevik” causes, individuals, and organizations targeted by the Anticommunist Spider Web during ... More


Political Repression and Court-Curbing

Robert M. Lichtman

in The Supreme Court and McCarthy-Era Repression: One Hundred Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037009
eISBN:
9780252094125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037009.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s main themes. This book is about the situation faced by Supreme Court justices in the McCarthy era, obliged in scores of cases over more ... More


Free the Wilmington Ten at Once!

Kenneth Robert Janken

in The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624839
eISBN:
9781469624853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624839.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter and the previous one discuss the sophisticated multiyear campaign to free the Wilmington Ten carried out by religious and secular black nationalists, the Communist-affiliated National ... More


The First World War and the Origins of the Red Scare

Nick Fischer

in Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040023
eISBN:
9780252098222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040023.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the origins of the Red Scare of 1919–1920, with particular emphasis on the role of the United States's entry into the First World War. The effort required to bring a reluctant ... More


Defining the McCarthy Era

Robert M. Lichtman

in The Supreme Court and McCarthy-Era Repression: One Hundred Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037009
eISBN:
9780252094125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037009.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the combination of circumstances and events following World War II that held the seeds of political repression during the McCarthy era. These developments signaled unmistakably ... More


Transitional Justice

Roman David and Ian Holliday

in Liberalism and Democracy in Myanmar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198809609
eISBN:
9780191846885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809609.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Myanmar’s half-century of authoritarianism from 1962 to 2011 left a bitter legacy of gross human rights abuse and other historical injustice. One issue widely held by researchers to be a contributing ... More


Revolutionary Uprisings and Repressions during the First World War

Seema Sohi

in Echoes of Mutiny: Race, Surveillance, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199376247
eISBN:
9780199376278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376247.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

This chapter examines the First World War as a critical period of anticolonial mobilization and repression. Heeding the Ghadar Party’s call to return to their native land and overthrow British rule, ... More


“Hindu Conspiracies” from Lahore to San Francisco

Seema Sohi

in Echoes of Mutiny: Race, Surveillance, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199376247
eISBN:
9780199376278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376247.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

This chapter examines inter-imperial efforts to stifle what remained of the Indian anticolonial movement through a series of interrelated conspiracy trials from Lahore and Singapore to Chicago and ... More


Conclusion

Marjorie Heins

in Priests of Our Democracy: The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790519
eISBN:
9780814744642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790519.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book concludes with a discussion of academic freedom after Keyishian v. Board of Regents. It begins by assessing the link between academic freedom and the American left as well as the factors ... More


The Doing of Anthropology: Myrna Mack

Carolyn Nordstrom and Antonius C. G. M. Robben

in Fieldwork Under Fire: Contemporary Studies of Violence and Culture

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520089938
eISBN:
9780520915718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520089938.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses a few letters from the field by the anthropologist Myrna Mack as a tribute to all anthropologists who have been killed while conducting research. Mack died in 1990 at the hands ... More


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