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Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Jacob Shell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

What sorts of transportation technologies and methods of conveyance have political regimes associated with the movement of weapons, papers, or people for political subversion and revolt? In an era ... More


Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

James Reveley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study is bookended by two major events in New Zealand’s maritime history. The first is the 1951 waterfront dispute that led to the dissolution of the Waterside Workers’ Union (WWU) and the ... More


PORT IN A STORM: The Boston Water front as Contested Space, 1747–74

Benjamin L. Carp

in Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304022
eISBN:
9780199788606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304022.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The first chapter focuses on the imperial conflict as it unfolded in the maritime and commercial spaces of Boston. Boston hosted a series crowd actions: the Knowles Riot of 1747, the Stamp Act riots ... More


A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park: How a Community Reclaimed and Transformed New York City's Waterfront

Nancy Webster and David Shirley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231171229
eISBN:
9780231542944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171229.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the 1970s, the Brooklyn piers had become a wasteland on the New York City waterfront. Today, they have been transformed into a stunning park that is enjoyed by countless Brooklynites and visitors ... More


Unions and the Bureau System

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines how the interaction between waterfront labour market actors was structured by a local ‘bureau’ system, which favoured an internal labour market at each individual port. It ... More


After the New Order: Space, Politics, and Jakarta

Abidin Kusno

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837457
eISBN:
9780824871017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837457.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the formation of populist urban programs in post-Suharto Jakarta and the cultural and political contradictions that have arisen as a result of the continuing influence of the ... More


Jobs to people: livability, governance, and strategic planning

Josef W. Konvitz

in Cities and Crisis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992903
eISBN:
9781526103970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992903.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

There has been a fundamental shift in urban economies as manufacturing has declined: the service sector, including culture, generates trade for cities but is difficult to measure according to the ... More


New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

William J. Mello

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034898
eISBN:
9780813038681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034898.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

There exists a hidden history of post-World War II New York and East Coast waterfront labor relations. During this era, dockworkers fought an ongoing battle against shipping companies, local police, ... More


Labour Relations in the Conventional Cargo Era

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the labour relations during the conventional cargo era, twenty years before the introduction of the container industry. Reveley argues in depth that companies that hired ... More


The Anti-Communist Crusade on the Screen

Reynold Humphries

in Hollywood's Blacklists: A Political and Cultural History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624553
eISBN:
9780748651153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624553.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Of all the friendly witnesses who appeared during the congressional hearings, two in particular have taken on a special symbolic status because of the circumstances and the repercussions of their ... More


Who Controls the Waterfront?

William J. Mello

in New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034898
eISBN:
9780813038681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034898.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The characteristics that consolidated the waterfront labor process are indicative of the dialectical nature of power and work. Control over the workforce was vital. The longshoremen constituted one ... More


Who Speaks for New York's Dockworkers?

William J. Mello

in New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034898
eISBN:
9780813038681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034898.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The recurring wildcat strikes on the Port of New York between 1945 and 1951 had left business elites and political authorities alike searching for new devices to regain control. Placed within the ... More


Port Automation and Control of the Dock Labor Process

William J. Mello

in New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034898
eISBN:
9780813038681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034898.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The growing regulation of the dock labor force underscored the conditions that set the struggle for control of the waterfront labor process in the 1950s. This process severely reduced the number of ... More


“The Health and Safety of the Nation”

William J. Mello

in New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034898
eISBN:
9780813038681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034898.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The strategy of elites and state authorities to respond to the mounting dock labor conflict was shaped in large part by a growing strike wave experienced in the United States during the 1950s. In ... More


Conclusion Class and Power: A View from the Docks

William J. Mello

in New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034898
eISBN:
9780813038681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034898.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Despite the dockworkers' increasing capacity over the years to impose heavy financial losses on shipping elites and political pressure on state and federal authorities, the waterfront rank-and-file ... More


Policing the Waterfront: Networks, Partnerships, and the Governance of Port Security

Russell Brewer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199687367
eISBN:
9780191783012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687367.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

The waterfront has long been recognised as a site where criminal elements flourish. For centuries, the maritime transport industry—and ports in particular—have been exploited by opportunistic ... More


A Maritime Empire of Moral Depravity

Brian Rouleau

in With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452338
eISBN:
9780801455087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452338.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the form and substance of violent altercations between Americans and those they encountered abroad. It reads barroom brawling and harborside tumult as “diplomatic fisticuffs,” ... More


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Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the stately white riverfront mansion the expedition passed by near the southern end of the Wilmington waterfront, just below the shops and restaurants of Chandler's Wharf. The ... More


The Beat Comes to India: The Incorporation of Rock Music into the Indian Soundscape

Gregory D. Booth

in More Than Bollywood: Studies in Indian Popular Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199928835
eISBN:
9780199369751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928835.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

In the later 1960s, rock music became India’s first “youth music.” For the first time in independent India, a popular musical repertoire, being played (and in some cases created) by Indians, was part ... More


Preserving South Street Seaport: The Dream and Reality of a New York Urban Renewal District

James M. Lindgren

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479822577
eISBN:
9781479825578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822577.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story, from the 1960s to the present, of the South Street Seaport District of Lower Manhattan—one of the last neighborhoods of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century New ... More


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