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France: the revolt of democratic Christianity and the rise of public opinion

S. J. Barnett

in The Enlightenment and Religion: The Myths of Modernity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067402
eISBN:
9781781700518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067402.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The discussion of the French experience in this chapter illustrates that the tiny number of philosophes, few of whom were deists, were more bystanders than activists in the major politico-religious ... More


Anticolonialism in Vietnam’s Wild South

Jessica M. Chapman

in Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450617
eISBN:
9780801467417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450617.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the history of anticolonialism in southern Vietnam. Buu Son Ky Huong, a group of rebel forces drawn from the millenarian Buddhist organization, was among the last holdouts against ... More


The “Sect” Crisis of 1955 and America’s Miracle Man in Vietnam

Jessica M. Chapman

in Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450617
eISBN:
9780801467417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450617.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the “sect” crisis of March and April 1955, the culmination of the open conflict between politico-religious organizations and Ngo Dinh Diem's government that began with the Hinh ... More


Destroying the Sources of Demoralization: Ngo Dinh Diem’s National Revolution

Jessica M. Chapman

in Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450617
eISBN:
9780801467417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450617.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Ngo Dinh Diem's military and propaganda campaigns aimed at destroying politico-religious rebels in South Vietnam. Following the Battle of Saigon, the United States committed ... More


Conclusion

Jessica M. Chapman

in Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s Southern Vietnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450617
eISBN:
9780801467417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450617.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book has examined how Ngo Dinh Diem solidified his power and established the basic character and mechanisms of his state with the help of the United States. When the United States replaced ... More


Between Religious Ritual and Political Ceremonial: Cosmology and National State

Sébastien Billioud and Joël Thoraval

in The Sage and the People: The Confucian Revival in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190258139
eISBN:
9780190258160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258139.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

While still focusing primarily on state cults and the ambiguous intertwinement between the “religious” and the “political,” this chapter broadens the scope. While refusing any culturalistic ... More


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