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What Is the People?: Rome on the Romantic Stage after Kemble

Jonathan Sachs

in Romantic Antiquity: Rome in the British Imagination, 1789-1832

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376128
eISBN:
9780199871643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376128.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Framed by questions of popular participation in politics and the problem of public opinion, this chapter considers Roman themes on the London stage after Waterloo and Kemble's retirement. ... More


Understanding Popular Politics: Caste, Kinship and Factionalism among Yadavs in North India

LUCIA MICHELUTTI

in Diversity and Change in Modern India: Economic, Social and Political Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264515
eISBN:
9780191734403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the rise of caste politics and the dynamics of Indian popular politics in the 1990s, specifically in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It shows how the interrelation between ... More


Conclusion

Katrina Navickas

in Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559671
eISBN:
9780191721120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559671.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This conclusion summarizes how the French and Napoleonic wars were a formative period for popular politics and the industrializing economy, straddling the old and the new. Political and economic ... More


Moderation, fanaticism, and ‘the people’ 1681–1688

Abigail Williams

in Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255207
eISBN:
9780191719837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255207.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the verse produced by the ‘First Whigs’ during and after the Exclusion Crisis, and investigates the ways in which the diverse and disparate emergent Whig party attempted to ... More


Introduction: Socialism and History

Mark Bevir

in The Making of British Socialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150833
eISBN:
9781400840281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150833.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book traces ways in which people collectively made various socialist projects in a complex world of mass literacy and ... More


Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

Katrina Navickas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559671
eISBN:
9780191721120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559671.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book offers insights into the complicated dynamics between radicalism, loyalism, and patriotism during the later part of the French Revolution and during the Napoleonic wars. It provides an ... More


Crowds, Festival, and Revolution, 1788–1795

Nicholas Rogers

in Crowds, Culture, and Politics in Georgian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201724
eISBN:
9780191674990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201724.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The 1790s is widely regarded as a critical decade in the development of popular politics in Britain. Fired by the twin experiences of the American and French Revolutions, the publication of Paine's ... More


The Political Legacy of Colonialism in South Asia

Nandini Gooptu

in India and the British Empire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199259885
eISBN:
9780191744587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259885.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Asian History

This chapter explores the political legacy of colonialism in South Asia, with a focus on the state, democracy and identity politics, and discusses how the colonial inheritance has been understood ... More


Introduction

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book tells the life of Ernest Jones from birth to death, with the aim of reconstituting a plausible account of his activities, speeches, and writings. It serves as a corrective to the wilder ... More


Remaking the Male Body: Masculinity and the uses of Physical Culture in Interwar and Vichy France

Joan Tumblety

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199695577
eISBN:
9780191745072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695577.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book is about interwar physical culture as a set of popular practices and as a field of ideas. It takes as its central subject the imagined failure of French manhood that was mapped out in this ... More


City

Filippo De Vivo

in Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199227068
eISBN:
9780191711114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227068.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter turns to the diverse social world surrounding the political elites: apothecaries, notaries, barbers, weavers, scriveners, mercers, boatmen, courtisans, and washerwomen. The emphasis here ... More


Conclusion

Nicholas Rogers

in Crowds, Culture, and Politics in Georgian Britain

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201724
eISBN:
9780191674990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201724.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that the street politics of the Hanoverian era drew much of their legitimacy and ritual from the annual cycle of ... More


The Reception of Continental Reformation in Britain

Polly Ha and Patrick Collinson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264683
eISBN:
9780191734878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264683.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book brings together reformation and reception studies by exploring the relationship between reformations on the European continent and in Britain. The eleven chapters discuss familiar ... More


Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Miles Taylor

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ernest Jones (1819–1869) was England's outstanding contribution to the gallery of 19th-century romantic populists. As is generally well known, he was a lawyer who rose to prominence in the Chartist ... More


Popular allegiance and side-changing among rank-and-file soldiers

Andrew Hopper

in Turncoats and Renegadoes: Changing Sides during the English Civil Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199575855
eISBN:
9780191744617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575855.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

This chapter establishes that many common soldiers changed sides when they were ordered to do so by their officers, or were required to do so when vanquished by the enemy. However, it suggests that ... More


Conclusion

Mary E. Vogel

in Coercion to Compromise: Plea Bargaining, the Courts, and the Making of Political Authority

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195101751
eISBN:
9780199851461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101751.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This concluding chapter sums up the key finding of this study on the history of plea bargaining. The result indicates that plea bargaining emerged in Boston, Massachusetts during the 1830s and 1840s ... More


Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Malcolm Petrie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The years between 1918 and 1939, witnessing as they did the unprecedented extension of the franchise, the decline of the Liberal Party, and the emergence of Labour as a party of government, are ... More


War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Stephen Conway

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253753
eISBN:
9780191719738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253753.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the impact of the wars of 1739-63 on Britain and Ireland. The period was dominated by armed struggle between Britain and the Bourbon powers, particularly France. These wars, ... More


Introduction: Rethinking Shakespeare in the Social Depth of Politics

Chris Fitter

in Shakespeare and the Politics of Commoners: Digesting the New Social History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806899
eISBN:
9780191846557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806899.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Introducing the relatively recent discovery by the ‘new social history’ of an intelligent and sceptical Tudor popular politics, incorporated into the functioning of the state only precariously and ... More


Public Politics and Demonstrations of the Unemployed

Malcolm Petrie

in Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The political culture of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century placed a premium on the physical occupation of contested public spaces. Rooted in local custom, this confrontational ... More


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