Protest, Popular Culture and Tradition in Modern and Contemporary Western Europe

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Mock funerals, effigy parading, smearing with eggs and tomatoes, pot-banging and Carnival street theatre, arson and ransacking: all these seemingly archaic forms of action have been regular features of modern European protest, from the 19th to the 21st century. In a wide chronological and geographical framework, this book analyses the uses, meanings, functions and reactivations of folk imagery, behaviour and language in modern collective action. The authors examine the role of protest actors as diverse as peasants, liberal ...

Protest, Popular Culture and Tradition in Modern and Contemporary Western Europe 2017, Palgrave MacMillan, London

ISBN-13: 9781137507365

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