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By Ilaria Favretto,Xabier Itcaina

Mock funerals, effigy parading, smearing with eggs and tomatoes, pot-banging and Carnival road theatre, arson and ransacking: these types of likely archaic varieties of motion were standard gains of contemporary eu protest, from the nineteenth to the twenty first century. In a large chronological and geographical framework, this e-book analyses the makes use of, meanings, capabilities and reactivations of people imagery, behaviour and language in smooth collective motion. The authors research the function of protest actors as assorted as peasants, liberal pursuits, nationalist and separatist events, anarchists, staff, scholars, right-wing activists and the worldwide justice move. So-called conventional repertoires have lengthy been defined as residual and out of date. This ebook demanding situations the normal contrast among pre-industrial and post-1789 different types of collective motion, which maintains to function as a strong dichotomy within the knowing of protest, and casts new mild on rituals and symbolic performances that, albeit poorly understood and deciphered, are quintessential to our protest repertoire.

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