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Published: 22 May 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382485-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8248-5
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390121-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9012-1
Published: 26 February 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391715-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9171-5
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... chapter discusses the Congress of Peoples’ Deputies, whose quasifree elections dealt a setback to Communist candidates; the rise of ethnic unrest; miners’ strikes, which challenged the Soviet system; Solidarity’s electoral victory in Poland and Gorbachev’s decision not to block its non-Communist...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Mounting fiscal exactions by the Bourbon Crown in the 1770s generated escalating unrest in the southern Andes among Indians, mestizos, and creoles. One of the most resented reforms was the introduction of customs houses designed to control trade more strictly and to levy higher commercial taxes...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... The Mexican revolution of 1910–1917 erupted, in part, as a response to the dispossession and commodification of the previous thirty years. Little fighting took place in the woodlands, but peasants and took advantage of the unrest to press for the return of their commons and better working...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... The Tlatelolco massacre of 1968 touched off a decade of unrest throughout Mexico, including the forestlands. Beginning with president Luis Echeverría (1970–1976), political leaders promoted community forestry, that is, local management of small-scale timber production. Para-governmental...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... The final chapter in the book attempts to answer the question posed in the preface: Why did the USSR collapse so quickly less than a generation after it had attained the pinnacle of international power? Mass unrest or organized political resistance did not cause the collapse. Its causes include...
Published: 12 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372899-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7289-9
... about criminality while making visible expanded methods of social control under the regime of Porfirio Díaz (1876–1910). When widespread unrest exploded into revolution in 1910, illustrated journalism and nonfiction compilation films worked to capture and ideologically manage violent acts of sabotage...
... anxieties about criminality while making visible expanded methods of social control under the regime of Porfirio Díaz (1876–1910). When widespread unrest exploded into revolution in 1910, illustrated journalism and nonfiction compilation films worked to capture and ideologically manage violent acts of...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-112
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... was ended by Garvey’s practically ordering those present to buy shares in his Steamship Company and there is no doubt but that he raised a great deal of money. At four of the meetings an admission fee of one dollar was charged. There has been no evidence of unrest among the negroes since...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-082
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... Faced with growing unrest in the countryside, the de facto military head of state Gualberto Villarroel convened the first Indigenous Congress in early 1945. The congress, which assembled some 1,500 indigenous peasant delegates, can be seen as a populist attempt by the state to coopt peasant...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... the previous thirty years. Little fighting took place in the woodlands, but peasants and took advantage of the unrest to press for the return of their commons and better working conditions. Forests emerged as important sites of social contention after the revolution, as land reform and economic...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... well for their wood and pine resin. Both of these projects met with mixed success, but the native people involved with them did learn how to navigate the forest bureaucracy techniques of sustainable forestry. The Tlatelolco massacre of 1968 touched off a decade of unrest throughout Mexico...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-051
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... evidence of unrest in the Colony. Work is plentiful and wages are high.1 I have the honour to be, My Lord, Your most obedient, humble servant, H. E. W. GRANT Administering the Government [Handwritten minute:] Copy to...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... into a period of unrest and bloodshed. This is the time when the whole of Black Azania [South Africa] has gone into mourning for their dead sons and daughters who have been killed by White police gangsters. Yet, at this serious moment when Rome has gone up in flames, the Hon. Chief Kaiser...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-087
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... Act of 1920. The postwar period in Britain was charac- terized by a great deal of unrest and strikes. Peter Hain explains that “workers who came home [from World War I] to promises of ‘a land fit for heroes’ soon had their hopes dashed, and they reacted by resorting to industrial militancy...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-113
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... was ended by Garvey’s practically ordering those present to buy shares in his Steamship Company and there is no doubt but that he raised a great deal of money. At four of the meetings an admission fee of one dollar was charged. There has been no evidence of unrest among the negroes since...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-137
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
...? Are we not all compelled to think whether we wish to or not; when we see the unrest of the people of the world; 300 JUNE 1921 these things create certain serious thoughts in our mind. No man can think as he desires or control...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-052
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... evidence of unrest in the Colony. Work is plentiful and wages are high.1 I have the honour to be, My Lord, Your most obedient, humble servant, H. E. W. GRANT Administering the Government [Handwritten minute:] Copy to...