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Mythopoeia in the Struggle against Slavery, Racism, and Exclusive Afrocentrism

Edith Hall and Justine McConnell.

in African Athena

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 7254 words.

This chapter uses the springboard of Bernal's historicising interpretation of myth, in order to illuminate the more allusive models of myth instantiated in recent fiction and poetry, taking...

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Marshalling the sacred, 1598–1621

Judith Pollmann.

in Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 15526 words.

After Albert and Isabella became Archdukes of the Habsburg Netherlands the fusion of the religious and the political became complete. Piety and political success were very much interwoven.....

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Conclusion

Marc W. Steinberg.

in England's Great Transformation

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5731 words.

The conclusion returns first to the specific questions that motivated this study, then briefly addresses the question of class formation that was not the object of this work, and finally...

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Polak-Katolik

Porter-Szücs Brian.

in Faith and Fatherland

June 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 14969 words.

As the Church became more infused with talk of a Jewish-Masonic-Bolshevik conspiracy to destroy Christianity and achieve world dominion, it seemed increasingly vital to establish a common...

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Giuseppe Mazzini in Britain and Italy: Divergent Legacies, 1837–1915

Christopher Duggan.

in Giuseppe Mazzini and the Globalization of Democratic Nationalism, 1830-1920

September 2008; p ublished online February 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9715 words.

This chapter examines how Mazzini's exile in England, and his adoption by sections of the British radical movement, led to the more illiberal aspects of his thought, especially in...

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The Valori Family in Florentine Historiography

Mark Jurdjevic.

in Guardians of Republicanism

March 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 3271 words.

The conclusion integrates the book's various arguments and findings into the larger historiography on Renaissance Florence and Renaissance political culture. In particular, it considers the...

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The Satavahana Phase

R.S. Sharma.

in India’s Ancient Past

January 2007; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2999 words.

The Satavahanas succeeded the Mauryas. They extended their power over Karnataka and Andhra. Their greatest competitors were the Shakas with whom they fought for the possession of the Konkan...

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The Road to Modern Humans

R.I.M. Dunbar, Julia Lehmann, Amanda H. Korstjens and J.A.J. Gowlett.

in Lucy to Language

February 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 11768 words.

This chapter explores the role of time budgets, fission-fusion sociality, kinship, and division of labour in the evolution of hominins. More specifically, it considers whether human...

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Qasr Ibrim and Christian Nubia

Giovanni R. Ruffini.

in Medieval Nubia

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 8764 words.

This chapter introduces the reader to Dotawo, the kingdom of medieval Nubia in southern Egypt and Sudan that remained independent from the seventh century to the fifteenth century ad. It...

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Conclusion Politics and the German Nation-State

Mark Hewitson.

in National Identity and Political Thought in Germany

October 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 18927 words.

This chapter concludes with an assessment of the Third Republic's position and role in common political typologies of the Wilhelmine period. The Third Republic provided new answers to such...

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Patriotism in the Age of the American Revolution, 1776-1780

Stephen Small.

in Political Thought in Ireland 1776-1798

November 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 15534 words.

Between the outbreak of the American Revolution in 1776 and the achievement of free trade in 1780, the eclectic languages of Irish patriotism evolved into an increasingly strident critique...

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Patriotism, Classical Republicanism, and the Volunteers, 1780-1782

Stephen Small.

in Political Thought in Ireland 1776-1798

November 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13524 words.

Flushed with the success of the free trade agitation, many Irish patriots turned their attentions to legislative independence between 1780 and 1782. This chapter analyses the nature of...

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Conclusion: Democracy and Terror

Michael Sonenscher.

in Sans-Culottes

May 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 31505 words.

This chapter discusses how the very particular setting in which the emergence of the sans-culottes in their now familiar guise occurred goes some way towards explaining why the mixture of...

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The Origins of Jewish Political Economy, 1648–1848

Derek J. Penslar.

in Shylock's Children

January 2001; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 16558 words.

This chapter discusses premodern Jewish thinking, religion, and economics, which are inextricably linked. During the heyday of rabbinic Judaism, the economic life of the Jewish community...

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Election Day

Serhy Yekelchyk.

in Stalin’s Citizens

September 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 17244 words.

This chapter analyzes the complex political ritual of Stalinist elections complete with the voter’s arrival at the polling station, the voting procedure, and subsequent social activities....

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An Economy of Glory

Robert Morrissey.

in The Economy of Glory

December 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9919 words.

Barrère’s call to “revolutionize glory” is emblematic of glory’s appeal to republican thinkers and political figures. The economy of glory offered the promise of reconciling personal...

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New Democratic Party ((NDP, Canada))

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 422 words.

North America's largest social democratic party emerged in 1961 out of a fusion between the *Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (...

Guardians of Republicanism

Mark Jurdjevic.

March 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Book. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 224 pages.

Guardians of Republicanism analyses the political and intellectual history of Renaissance Florence—republican and princely—by focusing on five generations of the Valori family,...

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Medicine and Religion c.1300

Joseph Ziegler.

July 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 352 pages.

This book takes a fresh look at the cultural role of medicine among learned people around 1300. It was at this time that learned medicine came to be fully incorporated ...

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United Party, South Africa

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

Founded as a response to the Great Depression in 1934 as the United South African National Party, it was a fusion between Smuts's South African Party, and most of Hertzog's National Party...

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