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Making Morality in Political Revolution

Webb Keane

in Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167732
eISBN:
9781400873593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the case of moral revolutions that are bound up with political ones that are self-consciously atheist. One of the hallmarks of the twentieth-century socialist and communist ... More


Revolutions

Marie Cerna, John Davis, Robert Gildea, and Piotr Osęka

in Europe's 1968: Voices of Revolt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199587513
eISBN:
9780191747557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587513.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 4, ‘Revolutions’, examines the varying forms in which activists conceived of revolution, whether in political terms, above all as a Marxist proletarian revolution, or cultural or lifestyle ... More


Revolution

Nimer Sultany

in Law and Revolution: Legitimacy and Constitutionalism After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198768890
eISBN:
9780191822162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768890.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that revolution is not separate from the very discourse and arrangements it responds to. Rather, it is subsumed in a legitimation discourse, and it is engulfed by similar ... More


Geography and Revolution

David N. Livingstone and Charles W. J. Withers (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487335
eISBN:
9780226487359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487359.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A term with myriad associations, revolution is commonly understood in its intellectual, historical, and sociopolitical contexts. Until now, almost no attention has been paid to revolution and ... More


Introduction: The Elements of Political Communication Change

Ben Epstein

in The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This introduction serves several important goals. It lays out both the research objective and theoretical framework placing this study on an interdisciplinary foundation that combines work from ... More


Two Revolutions

in “We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the two revolutions—the political and the insurgency—that engulfed New Spain in 1810 and that occurred almost simultaneously. The political revolution sought to change the ... More


Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

James A. Beeby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

During the 1890s, North Carolina witnessed a political revolution as the newly formed Populist Party joined with the Republicans to throw out do-nothing, conservative Democrats. Focusing on political ... More


The Cádiz Revolution

in “We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers the great political revolution, focusing on the writing of the Constitution of 1812; the role of American, particularly novohispano, deputies in the Cortes Generales y ... More


Conjuring the Past

Kenneth Routon

in Hidden Powers of State in the Cuban Imagination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034836
eISBN:
9780813038858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034836.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter attempts to disentangle ethnographically the meanings of ritual evocations of slavery, such as essentially embodied forms of social praxis, by demonstrating how they ingeniously defy ... More


Conclusion

in “We Are Now the True Spaniards”: Sovereignty, Revolution, Independence, and the Emergence of the Federal Republic of Mexico, 1808-1824

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778305
eISBN:
9780804784634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778305.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. It argues that independence of New Spain did not result from an anticolonial struggle, but was a consequence of a ... More


Strauss on Individuality and Poetry

Richard L. Velkley

in Heidegger, Strauss, and the Premises of Philosophy: On Original Forgetting

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226852546
eISBN:
9780226852553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226852553.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Strauss’ claim that the conflict between ancient and modern political philosophy stems from the concept of “individuality.” It seems beyond question that classical thought ... More


After All Else—Then Arms?

Stephen Charles Mott

in Biblical Ethics and Social Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199739370
eISBN:
9780190258399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199739370.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the argument from the New Testament for a posture of absolute nonviolence and the theoretical context for political revolutions. It begins with a discussion of biblical support ... More


Alexander Von Humboldt and Revolution: A Geography of Reception of the Varnhagen von Ense Correspondence

Rupke Nicolaas

in Geography and Revolution

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226487335
eISBN:
9780226487359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226487359.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Alexander von Humboldt (1769–1859) is not commonly depicted as a revolutionary—at least not in the Anglo-American literature on him. Some of his biographers may consider his contributions to plant ... More


Hellenistic History: Prologue to Revolution

Keith Roberts

in The Origins of Business, Money, and Markets

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153270
eISBN:
9780231526852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153270.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The markets and businesses that supplied democratic Greek city-states might well have remained a regional curiosity had Alexander the Great and his successors not wrought a social and economic ... More


Conclusion: Where We Are and Where We Might Be Headed

Ben Epstein

in The Only Constant is Change: Technology, Political Communication, and Innovation Over Time

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190698980
eISBN:
9780190699017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698980.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter summarizes the key takeaways from the book and the utility of the political communication cycle (PCC) overall. Technological changes and political contexts matter a great deal in the ... More


Making Love in the Indian Ocean: Hindi Films, Zanzibari Audiences, and the Construction of Romance in the 1950s and 1960s

Laura Fair

in Love in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226113524
eISBN:
9780226113555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113555.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates how people on the Zanzibaricoast in the 1990s remembered the impact of the Bollywood blockbuster hit Awara on their visions of love and romance in late 1950s and 1960s. ... More


Conclusion: Convergence on Sikh Identity

Karamjit K. Malhotra

in The Eighteenth Century in Sikh History: Political Resurgence, Religious and Social Life, and Cultural Articulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199463541
eISBN:
9780199087600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463541.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The political revolution underpinned by the ideal of ‘Rāj Karegā Khālsā’ raised the erstwhile plebeians to the status of rulers and jāgīrdārs who continued with the Mughal administrative framework ... More


The Saintly Politics of Catastrophe: Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind

Peter Y. Paik

in From Utopia to Apocalypse: Science Fiction and the Politics of Catastrophe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650781
eISBN:
9781452946078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650781.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter considers Miyazaki’s epic manga Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind. This enabled him to develop and pursue in unparalleled detail and comprehensiveness the major themes, such as the ... More


The Present of Enlightenment: Temporality and Mediation in Kant, Foucault, and Jean Paul

Helge Jordheim

in This Is Enlightenment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226761473
eISBN:
9780226761466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761466.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes how Kant, Foucault, and Jean Paul negotiate a central contradiction of Enlightenment. On the one hand, each insists, within their distinct discursive itinerary, that the value ... More


Menachem Begin: Temporary Justice Minister

Daniel Friedmann

in The Purse and the Sword: The Trials of Israel's Legal Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278502
eISBN:
9780190278533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278502.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Legal History

This chapter recounts the highlights and shortcomings of Menachem Begin’s term as temporary justice minister, and later, as prime minister. During his short term as minister of justice, Begin was ... More


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