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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800

Kenneth Owen.

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 224 pages.

Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania challenges the ways we understand popular sovereignty in the American Revolution, demonstrating how ordinary citizens wielded...

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The Persistence of Political Community, 1795–1799

Kenneth Owen.

in Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 12470 words.

This chapter analyses Pennsylvanian and American politics in the late 1790s, focusing particularly on the Jay Treaty debates, the Alien and Sedition Acts, the Fries Rebellion, and the...

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Price Fixing and the Political Community, 1778–1779

Kenneth Owen.

in Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 13765 words.

In 1779, Pennsylvanians undertook a bold experiment in economic regulation—forming price-fixing committees to reverse wartime inflation. This chapter analyzes the committees’ structure and...

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Political Practices and Political Community in the Early Republic, 1790–1794

Kenneth Owen.

in Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800

September 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 16890 words.

The ratification of the US Constitution forced Pennsylvanians to adapt their democratic, extra-governmental political practices to the new federal government. This chapter looks at how...

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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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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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Politics of the Pantry

Emily E. LB. Twarog.

December 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 192 pages.

This book examines the rise and fall of the American housewife as a political constituency group and explores the relationship between the domestic sphere and the formation of political...

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Defending Enterprise

Jefferson Decker.

in The Other Rights Revolution

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 6153 words.

By the early 1970s, the growth of the regulatory state and the emergence of public-interest law began to worry prominent conservatives in the legal profession and business community. In...

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