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Anti-Communism and Catholicism in Cold-War Detroit

Colleen Doody.

in Detroit's Cold War

December 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 7052 words.

This chapter explores the roots of Catholic conservatism, which developed out of fears that the United States was becoming Godless. The great transformation wrought by the New Deal...

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‘If this is to be a jingo, then I am a jingo’ – Labour Patriotism before 1914

David Swift.

in For Class and Country

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 4857 words.

This chapter introduces some of the principle concepts and personalities that would dominate the Left during the years of the First World War, surveys the debate surrounding the Boer War,...

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King the Sellout, or Sellin’ Out King?

James L. Taylor.

in Dream and Legacy

June 2017; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 17903 words.

Imani Perry of Princeton University has raised the following question: “Why does the hip hop audience believe that it is okay to embrace the past, to converse with it, without adhering to...

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Trials and Tribulation

Julian M. Pleasants.

in The Political Career of W. Kerr Scott

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 17253 words.

Weakened by Frank Graham’s defeat, in 1951 Scott faced a contentious and conservative legislature determined to stop as much of his agenda as possible. He made a few new initiatives but...

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Managing within the Possible

Norman Jones.

in Governing by Virtue

October 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 3589 words.

Burghley and Elizabeth were ruling in order to achieve their ideals of peace, security, and the honor of God. But they did it within a human community whose own concepts and structures...

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Epilogue

Angus Hawkins.

in Victorian Political Culture

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 10923 words.

This chapter summarizes the ways in which notions of the past, morality, and community shaped Britain’s political culture during the nineteenth century. The contested politics of memory...

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Sarvodaya

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

in Gandhi's Dharma

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 8172 words.

The seventh chapter discusses Gandhi’s economic thought, which may be summarized in one word: sarvodaya (literally, welfare of all). Sarvodaya is Gandhi’s clarion call for equality,...

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Forward Steps

Richard Archer.

in Jim Crow North

December 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 9783 words.

Reform in all its various coats became somewhat more respectable, but most of all, African Americans were learning how to work the system and were taking the lead in fighting for equal...

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On the Cusp of Abundance

Noel Thompson.

in Social Opulence and Private Restraint

August 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 17332 words.

This chapter considers the discussion of the consumer and consumption by socialist writers in the early part of the nineteenth century. Specifically it discusses how they responded to the...

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The Duke and the Culture of Individual Distinction

Andrea Gamberini.

in The Clash of Legitimacies

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Political History. 10564 words.

The great challenge posed by the construction of a state based around a noble and princely structure led first of all to confrontation with those republican ideals that continued to guide...

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Constituency Politics

Angus Hawkins.

in Victorian Political Culture

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 10729 words.

This chapter explores constituency politics, as both the intended and the unforeseen consequences of the 1832 Reform Acts changed the nature of politics outside Westminster. Constituencies...

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Victorian Political Culture

Angus Hawkins.

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 448 pages.

This is a study of British political culture from the 1790s to c.1900. It explores the public values animating electoral activity, partisan attitudes, and political organization. It...

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Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

Duncan Hardy.

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 320 pages.

What was the Holy Roman Empire in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries? At the turning point between the medieval and early modern periods, this vast central European polity was the...

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Burgundian Rule on the Upper Rhine and its Aftermath, c. 1468–77

Duncan Hardy.

in Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7575 words.

The third case study examines the role of associative structures and dynamics on the Upper Rhine in a series of episodes which brought profound upheaval to this region: the acquisition of...

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Associations and the Discourses of Peace, Common Weal, and Empire

Duncan Hardy.

in Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7838 words.

Associations such as alliances and leagues were not merely functional tools. The rhetoric found in treaties and correspondence suggests that some members of associations perceived their...

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‘The Irish Harp in the Orchestra of Nations’

Gerard Keown.

in First of the Small Nations

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 15277 words.

Chapter 5 considers the first steps of the Irish Free State on the world stage. There were three overlapping themes: asserting Irish independence by pushing the boundaries of Commonwealth...

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Behaving Righteously

John M. Thompson.

in Great Power Rising

April 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 10975 words.

Chapter 5 offers a fresh perspective on the Chinese boycott of US goods in 1905–1906. It argues that Roosevelt, who previously supported the exclusion of Chinese immigrants, came to view...

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A Subject of Such Weight

John M. Thompson.

in Great Power Rising

April 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 6271 words.

Chapter 2 examines how TR handled the politics of European interventions in Latin America from 1901 to 1903, especially a blockade of Venezuela spearheaded by Britain and Germany. It argues...

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Inching Ahead

Richard Archer.

in Jim Crow North

December 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 6413 words.

People of African descent in Boston continued to struggle for school integration in their city, despite stiff opposition from many in the white community. Their task was made more difficult...

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Introduction

Emily E. LB. Twarog.

in Politics of the Pantry

December 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 3039 words.

The introduction traces the involvement of working-class housewives in political action from the 1930s as their involvement in cost of living protests, such as meat boycotts, led to a...

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