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‘Peaceful but Offensive’ Protest: Violence and Non-Violence in the Anti-Nuclear Movement

Andrew S. Tompkins

in Better Active than Radioactive!: Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779056
eISBN:
9780191826207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779056.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

In the late 1970s, controversy surrounding protest tactics nearly split the anti-nuclear movement. This chapter explores the conflict between advocates of principled non-violence and militant ... More


“Did the Battlefield Kill Jim Crow?”: The Cold War Military, Civil Rights, and Black Freedom Struggles

Kimberley L. Phillips

in Fog of War: The Second World War and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195382419
eISBN:
9780199932641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382419.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter takes the story of racial integration in the armed services through to the Korean War. It was only on the battlefields of Korea that African Americans finally won the right to fight. ... More


Resistance and Petitions, 1820–1839

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/9780231152037.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the third of the three waves of protest in mid-Qing China. It presents detailed studies of several cases of tax riots, retribution against state agents, and other collective ... More


Violence by Nonstate Actors

Sarah Birch

in Electoral Violence, Corruption, and Political Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203621
eISBN:
9780691203645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203621.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses nonstate electoral violence, exploring the circumstances under which nonstate actors resort to violent means to achieve their ends, how state-initiated violence and nonstate ... More


Alternatives to War: The League of Nations and Non-violence

John Gittings

in The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199575763
eISBN:
9780191804458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199575763.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter suggests that the World Disarmament Conference of 1932 should not be written off as easily as it was, and that it might have achieved positive results if it had been held earlier. It ... More


The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Stephen R. Haynes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

On Palm Sunday 1964, at Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, a group of black and white students began a “kneel-in” to protest the church's policy of segregation, a protest that would continue in ... More


Conclusion a Tale of Two Cities

Luther Adams

in Way Up North in Louisville: African American Migration in the Urban South, 1930-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834220
eISBN:
9781469603865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899434_adams.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book concludes by discussing the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. After his murder, some African Americans across the nation responded with violent protests. In more than 168 cities blacks ... More


Lowcountry, High Demands: The Struggle for Quality Education in Charleston, South Carolina

Jon Hale and Clerc Cooper

in Deferred Dreams, Defiant Struggles: Critical Perspectives on Blackness, Belonging, and Civil Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786940339
eISBN:
9781786945006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940339.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter documents the strategies employed by local governing officials to resist the implementation of a racially desegregated public school system in Charleston Country, South Carolina in the wake ... More


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