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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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Pigs: The Bodenständig Scientific Community in Nazi Germany

Tiago Saraiva.

in Fascist Pigs

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 11979 words.

Chapter four explores the development by academic animal breeders of performance tests enabling the transformation of pigs into organisms embodying fascism. Standards developed at the...

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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 First World War: the Crisis of the London Anarchist Community

Pietro Di Paola.

in The Knights Errant of Anarchy

November 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 7824 words.

This chapter examines the impact of the outbreak of World Word I on the anarchist movement in London. In particular, it looks at how the war divided the anarchists between interventionists...

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Introduction

Pietro Di Paola.

in The Knights Errant of Anarchy

November 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 5591 words.

This book is about anarchists from Italy who formed political organisations and carried out their political activities in exile in London — where they created their own distinctive...

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The Fugitives: Anarchist Pathways Toward London

Pietro Di Paola.

in The Knights Errant of Anarchy

November 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 10353 words.

This chapter focuses on the settlement of the colony of anarchist refugees in London and their relationship with the colony of Italian emigrants. It first provides an overview of the...

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The Making of the Colony

Pietro Di Paola.

in The Knights Errant of Anarchy

November 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 10376 words.

This chapter focuses on anarchist refugees who went to London to escape severe repression in Italy. It first provides a background on the political climate in Italy that forced anarchists...

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Conclusions

Pietro Di Paola.

in The Knights Errant of Anarchy

November 2013; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 3692 words.

This chapter recapitulates the book’s findings about the Italian anarchist diaspora that formed in London between the second half of the nineteenth century and the outbreak of World War I....

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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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Mulroney, Martin Brian (20 Mar. 1939)

Edited by Dennis Kavanagh and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Political Biography

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History. 366 words.

(b. Baie Comeau, Quebec, 20 Mar. 1939)

Canadian; Prime Minister 1984–93 Born and raised in a small community

Dirksen, Everett McKinley (4 Jan. 1896)

Edited by Dennis Kavanagh and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Political Biography

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History. 383 words.

Dirksen's parents were German and he grew up in an Illinois farming community. Although enrolled at the University of Minnesota,

Duvalier, François (14 Apr. 1907)

Edited by Dennis Kavanagh and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Political Biography

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History. 382 words.

The son of a teacher, Duvalier trained as a doctor and worked in the Haitian countryside among poor rural communities.

Mulroney, Martin Brian (20 Mar. 1939)

Edited by Dennis Kavanagh and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Political Biography

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History. 366 words.

Born and raised in a small community on the rugged north shore of the Gulf of St Lawrence, Mulroney attended

Brittan, Leon (25 Sept. 1939)

Edited by Dennis Kavanagh and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Political Biography

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political History. 469 words.

(b. London, 25 Sept. 1939)

British; Home Secretary 1983–85, Vice-President of the European Community 1989–99 (Commissioner for

Consider Neighboring

Amanda I. Seligman.

in Chicago's Block Clubs

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 2703 words.

In block clubs, residents cultivated their relationships as neighbors. This conclusion argues that scholars should take the concepts of “neighbors” and “neighboring” seriously from an...

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Connect

Amanda I. Seligman.

in Chicago's Block Clubs

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 10051 words.

A major goal of block clubs was to connect neighbors. Participants hoped to build residents’ relationships to one another and to larger organizational networks. Social scientists often talk...

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The Long Struggle

James W. Pardew.

in Peacemakers

January 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 3664 words.

Implementation of an agreement often is more difficult and requires longer than the negotiations themselves. Pardew’s confrontation with a paramilitary group during US sponsored police...

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The Parameters of Leadership

Cedric J. Robinson and Erica R. Edwards.

in The Terms of Order

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History. 11751 words.

In this chapter, Robinson discusses the leader as a manifest idea, the relationship of political leadership to political authority, the leader as a deviant, the conceptual imprint of the...

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The Loneliness of the Black Republican

Leah Wright Rigueur.

December 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Political History. 432 pages.

Covering more than four decades of American social and political history, this book examines the ideas and actions of black Republican activists, officials, and politicians, from the era of...

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