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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Sectarian Balancing

Frederic M. Wehrey.

in Sectarian Politics in the Gulf

December 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 5040 words.

This chapter examines “sectarian balancing” (co-opting Sunnis to balance the Shi'a) in the Bahraini Parliament. In the midst of the Iraq War, the ruling Al Khalifa family in Bahrain tried...

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The Matter of Sectarianism

Max Weiss.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 8459 words.

This chapter provides an introduction to the problem of sectarianism in the modern Middle East. Although the focus is on the Eastern Mediterranean from the mid-nineteenth century through...

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The Culture of Sectarianism

Ussama Makdisi.

July 2000; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History. 274 pages.

Focusing on Ottoman Lebanon, this book shows how sectarianism was a manifestation of modernity that transcended the physical boundaries of a particular country. It challenges those who have...

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Sectarianism

Mark Lyons.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History. 885 words.

in Australia refers to the mutual antagonism between Catholics and Protestants, which was a regular feature of social and political

Sectarian Politics in the Gulf

Frederic Wehrey.

December 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History. 352 pages.

Beginning with the 2003 invasion of Iraq and concluding with the aftermath of the 2011 Arab uprisings, this book investigates the roots of the Shi'a–Sunni divide now dominating the Persian...

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“Sectarian Nation”: Religious Diversity in Antebellum America

Curtis D. Johnson.

in OAH Magazine of History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History. 3494 words.

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Spencer, Peter (1782 - 1843), Sectarian Leader, Slave

Frank Towers.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History. 1171 words.

(b. c. 1782; d. 25 July 1843), the founder of African Union Methodism and a pioneer in

The Origins of Sectarianism in Early Modern Ireland

Karl S. Bottigheimer.

in The English Historical Review

September 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 519 words.

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Labour in Glasgow, 1896–1936: Socialism, Suffrage, Sectarianism

Iain McLean.

in The English Historical Review

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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John J. Collins, Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Alison Schofield.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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Jehovah’s Witnesses and the Third Reich: Sectarian Politics under Persecution, M. James Penton (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004), xxii + 412 pp., cloth $75.00, pbk. $35.00.

Leon Stein.

in Holocaust and Genocide Studies

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Military History; Regional and National History; Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing. 1066 words.

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National Schools Society

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 102 words.

Because of the success of Joseph *Lancaster in establishing non‐sectarian schools, leading to the founding of the *British

Northern Ireland Labour Party

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 101 words.

Founded in 1924, as a socialist alternative to the largely sectarian politics of Ulster. It strove to remain neutral

Northern Ireland Labour Party

Alvin Jackson.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 190 words.

Founded in 1924, as a socialist alternative to the sectarian politics of Ulster. It strove to remain neutral on

National Schools Society

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 212 words.

Because of the success of Joseph *Lancaster in establishing non-sectarian schools, leading to the founding of the *British

Northern Ireland Labour Party

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 191 words.

Founded in 1924, as a socialist alternative to the sectarian politics of Ulster. It strove to remain neutral on

Party Processions Act (1850)

Alvin Jackson.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 167 words.

(1850),

the most controversial of a series of measures designed to outlaw provocative sectarian meetings and parades, passed

Diamond, battle of (21 Sept. 1795)

Edited by S. J. Connolly.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 80 words.

(21 Sept. 1795),

a sectarian affray taking its name from a crossroads near Loughgall, Co. Armagh. Protestants occupying

Dolly's Brae

Edited by S. J. Connolly.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 64 words.

Co. Down, scene of a bloody sectarian affray on 12 July 1849. Orange bands marching from Rathfriland to Tollymore