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Revolution and Environment in Southern France: Peasants, Lords, and Murder in the Corbières 1780–1830

Peter McPhee

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207177
eISBN:
9780191677533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207177.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the forty years after the Revolution of 1789, the peasants and former seigneurs of the isolated and arid region of the Corbières, Languedoc, fought a protracted battle over the consequences of ... More


The Challenges for Revolutionary Change in the Caribbean

Horace G. Campbell

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyses the challenges for revolutionary change in the Caribbean. It examines critical concepts such as memory, self-organization, self-emancipation and fractal theories of revolution. ... More


Frederick William IV and the Prussian Monarchy 1840–1861

David E. Barclay

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204305
eISBN:
9780191676192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204305.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the first study in English of the reign of Frederick William IV, King of Prussia from 1840 to 1861, and the most important German monarch in the century between the death of Frederick the ... More


Dance, Music, and the Nature of Terror in Democratic Kampuchea

Toni Shapiro-phim

in Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230286
eISBN:
9780520927575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230286.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the relation between state-sanctioned ideology and daily life. It analyzes the combination between daily terror and music, song, and dance in Cambodian genocide. It notes that ... More


The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Wendy C. Grenade (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons utilizes the benefit of thirty years’ hindsight to reflect on and critique the Grenada Revolution. This collection of twelve essays brings together in ... More


Wooing Britain and France

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0017
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines in greater detail British and French foreign policies toward Spain, particularly in counterpoint to Russian aims. It shows how powerful forces in Britain and France hoped to use ... More


Peaceful Revolutions?: Interpreting Conservative and Liberal Successes and Failures

Daniel Chirot

in You Say You Want a Revolution?: Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691193670
eISBN:
9780691199900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193670.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter offers some counterexamples that show how the most radical outcomes are hardly inevitable and can sometimes be avoided, though moderation itself may be unexpectedly destabilizing in the ... More


You Say You Want a Revolution?: Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

Daniel Chirot

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691193670
eISBN:
9780691199900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193670.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Why have so many of the iconic revolutions of modern times ended in bloody tragedies? And what lessons can be drawn from these failures today, in a world where political extremism is on the rise and ... More


Epilogue: What Is to Be Done?

Camila Vergara

in Systemic Corruption: Constitutional Ideas for an Anti-Oligarchic Republic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691207537
eISBN:
9780691208732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207537.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses possible scenarios in which plebeian power could be institutionalized from the point of view of revolutionary politics. It argues that if the aim of revolution is liberty, ... More


Nationalism

Gerald E. Poyo

in Exile and Revolution: Jose D. Poyo, Key West, and Cuban Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049182
eISBN:
9780813050027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049182.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

During the 1820s through the 1840s a generation of Cuban leaders and thinkers publicly inquired into the meaning of Cuban identity. The next generation included José D. Poyo, who, like Latin ... More


Perspectives on Transformative Change in Community Mental Health

John Sylvestre

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health: Towards Transformative Change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199362424
eISBN:
9780199362448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362424.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter reviews and analyzes two theoretical perspectives on transformative change in mental health: planned systems change and continuous and emergent change. This distinction is similar to a ... More


Between Trauma and Tragedy: From The Matrix to V for Vendetta

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/9780816650781.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter evaluates the Matrix Trilogy and V for Vendetta, analyzing the incapacity to compose a credible and coherent narrative about revolutionary change based on the idea of a political ... More


Revolutionary Time

Joseph P. Reidy

in Illusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648361
eISBN:
9781469648385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648361.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Northerners and Southerners alike often viewed the Civil War as a revolution. For Confederates, secession promised a return to the era of the Founders when, they presumed, property rights in humans ... More


The Civil Service and the Revolution in Ireland, 1912–38: Shaking the Blood-stained Hand of Mr Collins

Martin Maguire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077401
eISBN:
9781781702611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077401.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book is a history of the Irish civil service and its response to revolutionary changes in the State. It examines the response of the civil service to the threat of partition, World War, the ... More


Are There Lessons for Us to Learn?

Daniel Chirot

in You Say You Want a Revolution?: Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691193670
eISBN:
9780691199900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193670.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter draws eight conclusions from previous chapters for contemporary use. The first is that a kind of “blockage” has occurred, whereby powerful interest groups grow stronger and defend their ... More


Conclusion

Kumaraswami Par

in Literary culture in Cuba: Revolution, nation-building and the book

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083754
eISBN:
9781781704714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083754.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This study started by posing a question about the apparent contradiction between the fact that literature in Cuba since 1959 seems to have been both relatively privileged and problematic. This ... More


Opinions

Anna R. Hayes

in Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832141
eISBN:
9781469605807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887813_hayes.19
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses one indicator of a rapidly changing world—a lady justice garnering more votes than any other candidate on the ballot statewide. Ironically, although the revolutionary social ... More


Brave New World

Alex Brummer

in The Great British Reboot: How the UK Can Thrive in a Turbulent World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300243499
eISBN:
9780300252514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243499.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter mentions Aldous Huxley, who wrote the Brave New World after the upheaval of the First World War and before the terrors of the Second World War. It highlights Huxley's contemplation of ... More


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