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Is the second stage of the five-stage model of group development. [See stages of group development.]

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The Ulster Workers’ Council strike: the perfect storm

Gordon Gillespie.

in Sunningdale, the Ulster Workers' Council Strike and the Struggle for Democracy in Northern Ireland

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 6798 words.

In May 1974 a two week long industrial stoppage spearheaded by a little known group of loyalist trade unionists brought about the collapse of the Northern Ireland Executive and ended a...

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The perfect storm

James Harris.

in The Great Fear

February 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 16349 words.

Chapter 7 explains how the further evolution of the investigation of the Kirov murder uncovered what appeared to be an ever larger conspiracy against the regime. Shortly after the first...

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Storms of November

Jakub S. Beneš.

in Workers and Nationalism

December 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 18435 words.

This chapter examines the 1905–7 culmination of the Social Democratic campaign for universal male suffrage. It argues that the immense popular mobilizations in November 1905 fundamentally...

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A Perfect Storm : Cyprus, 1967–1974

James Edward Miller.

in The United States and the Making of Modern Greece

February 2009; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 10586 words.

This chapter focuses on a letter written by Greek prime minister Constantine Karamanlis to Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser, in which he claimed that Cyprus was neither the only nor...

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The Calm after the Storm: The Politics of Memory

Uğur Ümit Üngör.

in The Making of Modern Turkey

April 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 17109 words.

This chapter focuses on aspects of Young Turk and Kemalist memory politics. It discusses how their memory politics intervened in existing patterns of social memory in the eastern provinces...

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‘Where is the noise of the storm that I love?’: The Second Empire from Hanssmann to the Commune

in The Place de la Bastille

May 2011; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3938 words.

During its twenty years of existence, the Second Empire witnessed a transformation in the layout, architecture, and social composition of Paris under the able leadership of Baron...

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Conclusion

Mary Ashburn Miller.

in A Natural History of Revolution

May 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3146 words.

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It particularly focuses on the relationship between pro-revolutionary violence and nature in revolutionary...

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Female Activism and the Shadow State

Keely Stauter-Halsted.

in The Devil's Chain

October 2015; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 16954 words.

This chapter discusses the “Alfonse Pogrom” of May 1905, which gives rise to other antiprostitution initiatives that were led by female activists. During the pogrom, throngs of angry...

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Debating the Highland Clearances

Eric Richards.

July 2007; p ublished online September 2012 .

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

Storm clouds regularly gather over the story of the Highland Clearances and show no sign of dispersing. After more than a century the historical dispute about the eviction of the...

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Lineage and Litigation, 1783–1788

Daniel Livesay.

in Children of Uncertain Fortune

January 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 22049 words.

This chapter chronicles the personal and public disputes rankling the British Empire after the American Revolution. It includes a case study of a mixed-race Jamaican family who travelled to...

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Becoming an Anti-imperialist, 1887–1898

P. J. Cain.

in Hobson and Imperialism

July 2002; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13683 words.

This chapter shows that Hobson's conversion into a radical critic of imperialism and of imperial expansion was even more prolonged than his transformation into a New Liberal. It also shows...

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Bearings Straight—An Introduction

in Rhumb Lines and Map Wars

October 2004; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 4085 words.

The Mercator map addresses the sailor's fear of storms by providing a reliable base for plotting meteorological data for tropical regions. Mercator, who published his celebrated world map...

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The Fourth Republic

Rosemary Wakeman.

in The French Republic

September 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 4333 words.

This chapter asserts that, far from being a dysfunctional abyss, the Fourth Republic was a force for republican resurgence and for the modernization of social, political, and cultural life....

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The Rise and Fall of a Revolutionary Family

Peter Hart.

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies

November 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7807 words.

This chapter explores the lives of two brothers, Sean Hales and Tom Hales. The Hales family had been in the eye of the revolutionary storm in West Cork since the 1916 uprising, and their...

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‘Thought blew the Bastille apart’: the fall of the fortress and the revolutionary years, 1789–1815

in The Place de la Bastille

May 2011; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5865 words.

In the late 1780s, France was mired in an economic crisis. There were plans to transfer all the inmates in the Bastille, which had become unpopular and very costly to maintain, to...

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The Land

David Moon.

in The Plough that Broke the Steppes

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 13565 words.

Changes in the land itself are the subjects of chapter five. The first section which considers contemporary debates over the causes of different types of soil erosion, in particular...

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Britain's Experience of Empire in the Twentieth Century

Edited by Andrew Thompson.

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 368 pages.

Written by specialists from various fields, this edited volume is the first systematic investigation of the impact of imperialism on twentieth‐century Britain. The contributors explore...

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Bosnian statehood and Partisan diversity

Marko Attila Hoare.

in The Bosnian Muslims in the Second World War

February 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 25508 words.

The year 1944 represented, in a sense, the high-point of the autonomous Bosnian Partisan movement, before the Soviet liberation of Serbia, the Supreme Staff’s triumphal entry into Belgrade,...

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The Plough that Broke the Steppes

David Moon.

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 344 pages.

This book offers the first environmental history of Russia’s steppes. From the early-eighteenth, settlers moved to the semi-arid but fertile grasslands from wetter, forested regions in...

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Introduction

Christopher Hilliard.

in The Littlehampton Libels

June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 770 words.

The introduction sketches the basic pattern of the events—a quarrel between neighbours led to a storm of abusive letters, private prosecutions for criminal libel, one of the antagonists...

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