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Dolly's Brae

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

Co. Down, scene of a bloody sectarian affray on 12 July 1849. Orange bands marching from Rathfriland to Tollymore Park exchanged shots with Ribbonmen who confronted them as they passed ...

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A Balancing Act Goes Awry

Frederic M. Wehrey.

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf

December 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 4543 words.

This chapter examines the role played by sectarianism in the mass protests that rocked Kuwait in late 2012. The Arab uprisings of 2011 had adverse consequences for the already volatile...

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The Devil's Work

in The Culture of Sectarianism

July 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 12657 words.

This chapter narrates how the elites of Mount Lebanon repeatedly and desperately tried to regain the initiative from the mobilized populace as the war proceeded, and how they finally...

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Epilogue

in The Culture of Sectarianism

July 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 3818 words.

This chapter discusses the relationship between sectarianism and nationalism, underscoring its contention that sectarianism as an idea draws meaning only within a nationalist paradigm and...

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Country Women's Association

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History.

(CWA)

is a non-profit, non-sectarian, community-based women's organisation, established largely through the efforts of Grace Emily Munro (1879–1964). Following a conference...

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The Early History of Higher Education

William E. Ellis.

in A History of Education in Kentucky

May 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11344 words.

War and rumors of war, funding difficulties, reticent and sometimes rebellious students, underpaid and overworked faculty, sectarian strife, helpful as well as meddling alumni and...

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Inflected Kathas

Francesca Orsini.

in Religious Interactions in Mughal India

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 14954 words.

This chapter discusses the genre of the Harikatha/Krishna story in the “religious marketplace” of Awadh and advocates a comparative and multilingual approach informed by a geographical...

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The Long Shadow of the Iranian Revolution

Frederic M. Wehrey.

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf

December 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 6363 words.

This chapter examines the seminal impact of the Iranian Revolution on Persian Gulf societies in general and on Shi'a–Sunni relations in particular in the post-2003 era. A seismic event in...

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“Collective Scholarship”

Derrick E. White.

in The Challenge of Blackness

September 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 11913 words.

This chapter examines the IBW's publications, Monthly Report and Black World View. These publications show how the IBW moved beyond ideological sectarianism, as well as the growing...

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Reinventing Mount Lebanon

in The Culture of Sectarianism

July 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 11705 words.

This chapter investigates how Mount Lebanon was reinvented in sectarian terms by rival elites after the Europeans and Ottomans decided to partition it along religious lines in 1842. It...

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Religion as the Site of the Colonial Encounter

in The Culture of Sectarianism

July 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 5608 words.

This chapter reconstructs the history of modern sectarian identity in Ottoman Mount Lebanon, which provided the stage on which cataclysmic violence in 1860 was enacted. It notes that the...

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Governance, Society, and Identity in the Gulf

Frederic M. Wehrey.

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf

December 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 6272 words.

This chapter examines how Shi'a and Sunni identities have historically interacted with other forms of social and political affiliation in the Persian Gulf. Because of their Shi'a...

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Waving ʿUthman’s Shirt

Frederic M. Wehrey.

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf

December 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 6931 words.

This chapter examines Saudi Arabia's use of a sectarian narrative to isolate the Shi'a and split them from like-minded Sunni reformists—a strategy that was exploited to great effect in the...

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Orange Order

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

An Irish protestant organization dedicated to the preservation of the protestant constitution and the ‘glorious and immortal memory’ of King William III, the victor of the Boyne (1690). The...

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W. P. Nicholson

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(1875–1959), a remarkably effective evangelist, particularly in Ulster, in the early 1920s. After experience in Scotland, Australia, and America, where he was ordained, Nicholson returned...

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National Schools Society

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Because of the success of Joseph Lancaster in establishing non‐sectarian schools, leading to the founding of the British and Foreign School Society, the bishops of the Church of England...

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Hugh Hanna

Overview page. Subjects: European History.

(1821–92), pugnacious Presbyterian minister and Orangeman whose open-air preaching allegedly contributed to sectarian riots in Belfast. Ordained for missionary outreach in north Belfast in...

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The Shiʿis: Loyalty to the Community or the State?

Ofra Bengio.

in Saddam's Word

April 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 5286 words.

The Shiʿis issues is discussed in this chapter. A study of their attitude towards either Iraqi or Arab nationalism is a difficult undertaking. The Shiʿis of Iraq was a silent majority....

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The Return of the Juhhal

in The Culture of Sectarianism

July 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 9685 words.

This chapter tells the story of the most sustained popular mobilization in nineteenth-century Mount Lebanon, recognizing from the outset that it is implicated in another tale of the...

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Tilting Toward Repression

Frederic M. Wehrey.

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf

December 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 6032 words.

This chapter examines how the Kuwaiti regime dealt with a more concerted opposition from tribal Sunnis, starting in 2005, while at the same time having to respond to Shi'a activism. Kuwait...

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