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Welfare and Social Policy in Britain Since 1870

Edited by Lawrence Goldman.

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 256 pages.

This collection of twelve essays reviews the history of welfare in Britain over the past 150 years, focusing on the ideas that have shaped the development of British social policy and on...

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Radicalism in America after 1945

Vaneesa Cook.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History. 8143 words.

Radicalism in the United States since 1945 has been varied, complex, and often fragmented, making it difficult to analyze as a coherent movement. Communist and pro-Soviet organizations...

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Turmoil, 1918–1924

Philipp Nielsen.

in Between Heimat and Hatred

July 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 21527 words.

This chapter describes the ways in which right-wing Jews, whether they described themselves as “royalist,” “nationally minded” (nationalgesinnt), or “conservative,” attempted to make sense...

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Conclusion

Philipp Nielsen.

in Between Heimat and Hatred

July 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 2706 words.

The conclusion retraces the major developments within the German Right since the 1871 and the space of German Jews within it. In particular, it describes the fate of the three projects of...

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Establishment

J. R. Maddicott.

in The Origins of the English Parliament, 924-1327

May 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); British History. 33957 words.

This chapter surveys the establishment of parliament in Henry III's middle years. It shows how Henry III's need for taxes, and the corresponding need for consent to taxation, raised the...

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Latina/o Religious Politics

Felipe Hinojosa.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); History of Religion. 10763 words.

Religion is at the heart of the Latina/o experience in the United States. It is a deeply personal matter that often shapes political orientations, how people vote, where they live, and the...

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Struggle, 1924–1929

Philipp Nielsen.

in Between Heimat and Hatred

July 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); European History; Political History. 16542 words.

This chapter describes the twin pulls felt by the German Right between 1924 and 1929: pragmatic adjustment and ideological purity. Which path the Right and its projects would ultimately...

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LGBTQ Politics in America since 1945

Emily K. Hobson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Political History; US Cultural History; Urban History. 11495 words.

Since World War II, the United States has witnessed major changes in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) politics. Indeed, because the history of LGBTQ activism is almost...

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Politics of Reproductive Rights in 20th-Century America

Rickie Solinger.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Legal and Constitutional History; Political History; American Women's History. 14174 words.

The reproductive experiences of women and girls in the 20th-century United States followed historical patterns shaped by the politics of race and class. Laws and policies governing...

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Latinas/os in the Southern United States

Perla M. Guerrero.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Southern US History. 9476 words.

Latinas/os were present in the American South long before the founding of the United States of America, yet knowledge about their southern communities in different places and time periods...

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Zoning in 20th-Century American Cities

Christopher Silver.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: US History 1900 - 1945; US History since 1945; Political History; Urban History. 7838 words.

Zoning is a legal tool employed by local governments to regulate land development. It determines the use, intensity, and form of development in localities through enforcement of the zoning...

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U.S. Indian Policy, 1783–1830

David A. Nichols.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online October 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Native American History; Political History; US Colonial and Revolutionary History. 9873 words.

From 1783 to 1830, American Indian policy reflected the new American nation-state’s desire to establish its own legitimacy and authority, by controlling Native American peoples and...

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Muslims in America from the European Colonial Period to the Present

Kambiz GhaneaBassiri.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Political History; African American History; History of Religion. 11700 words.

The history of Muslims in America dates back to the transatlantic mercantile interactions between Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Upon its arrival, Islam became entrenched in American...

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Frontier Politics, Providentialism, and “Hobbism” in Bacon’s Rebellion

Alexander B. Haskell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Political History; Southern US History. 18917 words.

Bacon’s Rebellion (1676–1677) was an uprising in the Virginia colony that its participants experienced as both a civil breakdown and a period of intense cosmic disorder. Although Thomas...

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Lowick, Robert (1655–1696), army officer and Jacobite conspirator

Paul Hopkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 826 words.

Lowick, Robert (1655–1696), army officer and Jacobite conspirator, was a Yorkshireman, born at Stokesley in the North Riding, into its small Catholic community, on 12 March 1655, son of...