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Protesting People

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores how far the forms of, and legitimation for, plebeian protest during Hanoverian England drew, inconveniently for the authorities, upon the examples and models established by more ... More


Country People: Popular Protest in the English Countryside

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter argues that, contrary to popular belief, the rural population played a major role in riots in 18th-century England. The rural population, also known as the country people, are rarely ... More


Riotous Assemblies

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter reviews the changing character of popular protest in England in the century between 1714 and 1814. Riotous assemblies in England during this period was underpinned by a strong sense of ... More


Weak Ties in Zambia and Kenya

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 6 argues that civic life in both Zambia and Kenya was characterized by weak social ties, which impeded party-building before and after democratic transitions began. The structure of these ... More


‘Engines of Mischief’: The Luddite Disturbances of 1811–12

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines Luddism in England in the years 1811-1812 in the context of earlier industrial protests and asks how far these disorders marked a significant shift in the pattern of popular ... More


Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Adrian Randall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book examines 18th- and early 19th-century England through the lens of popular disorder. The more closely-studied forms of protest are discussed, such as food riots, industrial disorders, and ... More


Nobs and Mobs: Political Disorders

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter evaluates the changing character of the political riot from the disturbances that greeted George I's coronation to the Gordon Riots. Disorders characterized 18th-century formal politics ... More


Opposition and Collective Identity in Zimbabwe

Adrienne LeBas

in From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546862
eISBN:
9780191728594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546862.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Chapter 5 addresses the process by which the Zimbabwean labor movement moved from ally to adversary. As in other African countries, the implementation of economic structural adjustment in Zimbabwe in ... More


Between Riots and Negotiations: Popular Politics and Protest

Amina Elbendary

in Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167171
eISBN:
9781617976773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167171.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines various instances and reports of popular protest, often as a form of negotiation, in late medieval Egypt and Syria, and especially during the fifteenth century. It considers the ... More


“Practicing” Politics in an Age of Counterrevolution

Sheryl Kroen

in Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the “unofficial politics” of the Restoration, and provides an overview of the repertoire of practices by which the men and women of France supported, subtly undermined, and ... More


The Wider Realm

P. R. Cavill

in The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199573837
eISBN:
9780191721878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573837.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 6 considers how decisions taken in parliament affected everyday life. It first discusses the publicizing of statute law examining the roles of proclamations and of statute books, and the rise ... More


Rough men, pleasant histories

Carl J. Griffin

in The rural war: Captain Swing and the politics of protest

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086267
eISBN:
9781781705025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086267.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the changing understandings of Swing, locating the arguments in terms of the historiographical evolutions in the study of rural history and popular protest. John and Barbara ... More


Protest and the Medieval Social Imagination

Amina Elbendary

in Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167171
eISBN:
9781617976773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167171.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers popular protest as a reflection of how the late medieval societies of Egypt and Syria, especially in their urban centers, imagined the ideal social order. It shows how protest ... More


Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707

Jeffrey Stephen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625055
eISBN:
9780748653423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625055.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Set against the background of post-revolution Scottish ecclesiastical politics, this book addresses the hitherto largely neglected religious dimension to the debates on Anglo–Scottish Union. Focusing ... More


Introduction

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. Most historical studies of protest have been premised on the general view that modernity started with the state ... More


Mid-Qing Protests in Comparative Perspective

Ho-Fung Hung

in Protest with Chinese Characteristics: Demonstrations, Riots, and Petitions in the Mid-Qing Dynasty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152037
eISBN:
9780231525459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152037.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter first compares the three waves of protests in mid-Qing China. It shows that while the general political-economic contexts determined whether the protesters were more likely to engage or ... More


Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China's Foreign Relations

Jessica Chen Weiss

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199387557
eISBN:
9780190206888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387557.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book seeks to understand the causes and consequences of popular nationalism and antiforeign protest in China. In China, anti-American protests were permitted in 1999 and 2003 but repressed in ... More


Markets, Market Culture and Popular Protest in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Adrian Randall, Andrew Charlesworth, Richard Sheldon, and David Walsh (eds)

in Markets, Market Culture and Popular Protest in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237006
eISBN:
9781846317422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317422.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about market culture and popular protest in Great Britain and Ireland during the eighteenth century. The chapters deal with the marketing and ... More


Into the Abyss: The Pearl Roundabout Uprising and Its Aftermath

Frederic M. Wehrey

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165129
eISBN:
9780231536103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165129.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the 2011 Pearl Roundabout uprising in Bahrain and its aftermath. The Pearl Roundabout uprising, sparked by revolts in Tunis and Cairo, was a watershed in Bahrain's political ... More


Introduction

David Christian

in ‘Living Water’: Vodka and Russian Society on the Eve of Emancipation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222866
eISBN:
9780191678516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222866.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Since the 16th century, vodka has not merely been a source of pleasure and even of spiritual and religious experience, but has also circulated vast quantities of wealth through the long-suffering ... More


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