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The People

Yuri Pines

in The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134956
eISBN:
9781400842278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134956.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the reasons for the recurrence of large-scale popular uprisings throughout imperial history. It considers how the idea of rebellion correlates with fundamental principles of ... More


Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

American society has been long plagued by cycles of racial violence, most dramatically in the 1960s when hundreds of ghetto uprisings erupted across American cities. Though the larger, underlying ... More


An Overview of Race Riots in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles

Janet L. Abu-Lughod

in Race, Space, and Riots in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195328752
eISBN:
9780199944057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328752.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Almost half a century has now elapsed since the 1960s when African American neighborhoods in more than 300 cities experienced civil disorders or ghetto uprisings. The book looks in detail at six ... More


Pedagogies of Knowledge Production and Contestation

Gail Kligman and Katherine Verdery

in Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149721
eISBN:
9781400840434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149721.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents some of the language the Party created to carry out its mission—including categories that named classes, types of “enemies” and political insurgents, acceptable vs. suspect ... More


Nonforcible Intervention in the Ottoman Macedonian Provinces (1903–08)

Davide Rodogno

in Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the European powers' nonforcible intervention in the Ottoman provinces of Macedonia during the period 1903–1908. Like the case of Crete, the European governments' intervention ... More


Conflict Graffiti: From Revolution to Gentrification

John Lennon

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815664
eISBN:
9780226815671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815671.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Graffiti are part of the architecture of a conflict itself—ephemeral artifacts allowing insight into how protest movements react to their built environments. As a conflict rages, graffiti appear in ... More


The Egyptian Dream: Egyptian National Identity and Uprisings

Noha Mellor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474403191
eISBN:
9781474418836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403191.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The story of Egyptian identity from the beginning of the 20th century is one constructed by statesmen, intellectuals and Islamic thinkers. This book argues that the current fragmentation of Egypt's ... More


The Foreign Policy of Islamist Political Parties: Ideology in Practice

Mohamed-Ali Adraoui (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474426640
eISBN:
9781474449779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426640.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Does political Islam have a specific vision of global politics? How has the foreign policy of Islamist forces developed in order to impose their ideas onto the diplomatic agenda of other countries? ... More


The End Comes to Byzantium

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines how the Byzantine Empire crested and began to fade under the rule of Basil II. When Byzantium lost wars, the emperor had to find some other way to pay for military and ... More


Creating Lasting Meaningful Social Reform: The Abolition of Slavery II

Samuel Cohn

in All Societies Die: How to Keep Hope Alive

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755903
eISBN:
9781501755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755903.003.0055
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the emancipations which were not the result of British or American arm-twisting. Brazil did not emancipate its slaves even after a second British naval assault — a blockade of ... More


Medieval Violence: Physical Brutality in Northern France, 1270-1330

Hannah Skoda

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670833
eISBN:
9780191749551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670833.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book provides a detailed analysis of medieval brutality, focusing upon Paris and Artois, a thriving region of northern France in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries. It examines ... More


French Vietnam: A War of Illusions

Anthony James Joes

in Victorious Insurgencies: Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126142
eISBN:
9780813135588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126142.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Vietnam is the size of Finland or of Missouri and Arkansas combined, with an area of 127,000 square miles. The Vietnamese revolution was not organized; it was led by illiterate paupers and desperate ... More


Epilogue

Reinoud Leenders

in Spoils of Truce: Corruption and State-Building in Postwar Lebanon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451003
eISBN:
9780801465871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451003.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This epilogue suggests that no serious attempt was made to reduce political corruption or to establish genuine peace in Lebanon. It first discusses the popular uprisings that swept through the Arab ... More


1. 1. Nations, Nationalism, and Violence in the Balkans

Mark Biondich

in The Balkans: Revolution, War, and Political Violence since 1878

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199299058
eISBN:
9780191725074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299058.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter serves as an introduction to the themes of nations, nationalism and political violence. After establishing definitions, it provides an overview of Balkan national movements from the late ... More


The Path to Pelican Bay: The Origins of the Supermax Prison in the Shadow of the Law, 1982–1989

Keramet Reiter

in Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651231
eISBN:
9781469651262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651231.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter showcases California’s prison bureaucracy where correctional bureaucrats pioneered the development of the “supermax” high-level-security prison, or “prisons within prisons.” Drawing on ... More


Salafism After the Arab Awakening: Contending with People's Power

Francesco Cavatorta and Fabio Merone (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190274993
eISBN:
9780190662998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274993.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The book analyzes in detail the ideological and organizational changes that occurred within the broader Salafi movement after the Arab uprisings. While scholarship had long recognized the divisions ... More


Uprisings and Reforms: The Struggle for Independence and Modernization

Ivan T. Berend

in History Derailed: Central and Eastern Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232990
eISBN:
9780520932098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232990.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how the agitated cultural and political elite played a central role in the creation of romantic nationalism, an ideology that generated heroic struggles for independence all ... More


Encounters from the Twentieth Century: Introduction

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The disappointments that flowed from the squashing of the student uprisings in 1968 is discussed as a way to underline a rupture in progressive thinking in the latter years of last century. Of ... More


The Year of the Lash

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Seeking to prevent an apocalyptic slave uprising, the colony's government launched a wave of repression in 1844 that claimed thousands of victims. Matanzas was the center of it all. The year 1844 ... More


Islam and the Arab Revolutions: The Ulama Between Democracy and Autocracy

Usaama Al-Azami

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197613610
eISBN:
9780197650196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197613610.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The Arab revolutions of 2011 were a transformative moment in the modern history of the Middle East, as people rose up against long-standing autocrats throughout the region to call for "bread, freedom ... More


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