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Against Subversion

Luciano Canfora and Julian Stringer (eds)

in Julius Caesar: The People's Dictator

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619368
eISBN:
9780748670734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619368.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

While Caesar was occupied with the difficult campaign in the Balkans, two episodes of particularly dramatic social unrest occurred in Rome; each ended in repression. The main player in the first was ... More


 Proclamation, Pilgrimage, and Politics: Religion as a Contestable Space, 1860–1900

Kama Maclean

in Pilgrimage and Power: The Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, 1765-1954

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195338942
eISBN:
9780199867110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338942.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter charts the changes in public expressions of piety at the sangam in the closing decades of the 19th century, as the festival became popularised and attended in progressively larger ... More


 The Liberal Symbiosis

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By the middle of the 1790s Bentley was arrayed against classical liberalism in both its Christian and its economic forms. Those forms had in fact come together in a newly powerful symbiosis, both in ... More


The Propagandist: Part 1

Tracey A. Sowerby

in Renaissance and Reform in Tudor England: The Careers of Sir Richard Morison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199584635
eISBN:
9780191723162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584635.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on Morison's polemical tracts against the Pilgrimage of Grace (the Remedy for Sedition and Lamentation) and three tracts aimed at an international audience (the Apomaxis and the ... More


Securing the State, the Institutions of Government, and Maintaining Public Order

Keith Smith

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of offences against the state, government, and its institutions, covering, sedition, treason, and secrets. It then turns to offences against public order, ... More


Dikaios: Rejecting Statecraft

C. Kavin Rowe

in World Upside Down: Reading Acts in the Graeco-Roman Age

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195377873
eISBN:
9780199869459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377873.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In light of the findings of Chapter 2, this chapter argues that the culturally destabilizing character of the Christian mission entails the potential for outsiders to construe Christianity as ... More


Responsible Speech: Rights in a Culture of Obligation

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on civil liberties during World War I. It shows that during America's first world war, a broad but tentative and fragmented coalition developed around the concept of civil ... More


Information and Response

Steven Gunn, David Grummitt, and Hans Cools

in War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199207503
eISBN:
9780191708848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207503.003.018
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the dissemination and reception of news about war. Tudors and Habsburgs alike sent out news of their campaigns by letter, but the market for pamphlets and printed news developed ... More


The Lost History of the Ninth Amendment

Kurt T. Lash

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372618
eISBN:
9780199871742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372618.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Ninth Amendment has had a remarkably robust history, playing a role in almost every significant constitutional debate in American history, including the controversy over the Alien and Sedition ... More


The Poet as Martyr, 1848–1850

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/9780198207290.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As his reputation grew during 1847 and 1848, Ernest Jones began to attract the interest of the satirical magazines. The caricature of Jones which emerged in the London satirical press during 1848 was ... More


General Introduction: Free Speech, Democracy, and the Suppression of Extreme Speech Past and Present

James Weinstein and Ivan Hare

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In addition to introducing the general topics covered in the volume, this chapter sketches the ambivalent relationship between free speech and democracy that has existed since the birth of modern ... More


Hate Speech in the United Kingdom: An Historical Overview

Sir David Williams QC

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter aims to outline briefly the emergence of statutory offences of incitement against the background of sedition and blasphemy at common law. The emphasis is on the law of England and Wales ... More


Extreme Speech and American Press Freedoms

David J. Bodney

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the American constitutional framework for addressing the challenge of extreme speech, with particular emphasis on the rights of the press. It argues that American media's usage ... More


Federalism and Liberty, 1794–1803

Kurt T. Lash

in The Lost History of the Ninth Amendment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372618
eISBN:
9780199871742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372618.003.06
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the Alien and Sedition Acts. The present chapter and the previous chapter on the Eleventh Amendment illustrate something generally missed—or misrepresented—about republican ... More


The Runners in a New Age of Policing, 1792–1815

J. M. Beattie

in The First English Detectives: The Bow Street Runners and the Policing of London, 1750-1840

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695164
eISBN:
9780191738746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695164.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter is concerned with the consequences of the French Revolution and the war that began in 1793 and came to a final conclusion only in 1815. The runners’ work was directly affected by the ... More


The Legislation of Accumulation: The Camisard Trial and Structures of Belief

Jordana Rosenberg

in Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199764266
eISBN:
9780199895359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764266.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

Chapter Two reviews the upheaval of eighteenth-century legal discourse and practice to accommodate the advent of capital accumulation, and demonstrates that the concept of enthusiasm reflected these ... More


Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479851942
eISBN:
9781479891627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479851942.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In July 1941, a federal grand jury in Minneapolis indicted twenty-nine Socialist Workers Party members, fifteen of whom belonged to the militant Teamsters Local 544, for violating the 1940 Smith Act, ... More


Lisping Sedition: Poems, Endymion, and the Poetics of Dissent

Nicholas Roe

in John Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186298
eISBN:
9780191674495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186298.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The title-page of Poems, by John Keats was carefully arranged to announce the relationship between liberal politics and the poet's imaginative life. John Wilson Croker, reviewing Endymion in the ... More


The Buck Stops Where?

Andrew Pettinger

in The Republic in Danger: Drusus Libo and the Succession of Tiberius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601745
eISBN:
9780191741524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601745.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a political explanation for Agrippa’s abdicatio. A combination of crises in AD 5 and 6 led to popular anger at the government’s inability to manage. Revolutionary pamphlets spread ... More


Political Speech

ERIC BARENDT

in Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225811
eISBN:
9780191714139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225811.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

One important question is whether it is right to treat political speech as more worthy of protection than other types of speech. To some extent this entails arguments similar to the arguments related ... More


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