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84) Elements of charivari were adopted as forms of protest on the part of eighteenth-century London crowds as well; see for instance, Nicholas Rogers, "Popular Protest in Early Hanoverian London," Past & Present, 79 (May 1978), pp.
O teatro ingles ja vinha divulgando, desde o seculo XVIII, as chamadas Negro Songs tocadas durante os entreatos, e os rostos enegrecidos eram comuns em certos rituais carnavalescos ou de charivari.
Dans les mois qui suivent, ils emploient un eventail de manifestations publiques, y compris processions nocturnes, charivaris, emeutes et parades, afin d'intimider leurs rivaux economiques et faire pression pour le soutien de la collectivite en general.
Four years later, the council banned the "youth abbeys" and charivaris because they were getting out of hand.
According to historical records, husbands, who supposedly were beaten by their wives, were subject to particularly sharp censure under the Charivari customs (Underdown, 1985a & b).
She argues at one point (112) that popular charivaris punished wife-beaters in the nineteenth century; yet she admits later that the charivari that occurred after the Jackson case was against the wife, not the husband.
Guardava tambem proximo parentesco com os charivaris franceses tao bem estudados por Natalie Davis, (13) cujas raizes estendiam-se desde a Franca rural do seculo XIII.
Charivaris and publicly-posted threats of violence, once popular means of enforcing community norms, gradually became turned against figures of political disapprobation.
Generations of historians have explored evening phenomena like bundling, charivaris, spinnestube, storytelling, witchcraft, fear of fire and fear of the dark.
Et, de l'Ile du Prince Edouard a la Colombie britannique, des charivaris (visites nocturnes a des couples de nouveaux maries, ou l'on fait le plus de bruit possible accompagne ou non de mechancetes traditionnelles) peuvent se derouler a la suite des noces.
Bryan Palmer, "Discordant Music: Charivaris and Whitecapping in Nineteenth-Century North America," Labour/Le Travailleur, 3 (1978), 5-62.
As Ingram reminds us, charivaris "demonstrated a contrast between the hidden and the manifest, the private and the public: destroyers of privacy, they asserted the validity of a system of collective values which were stronger than the vagaries of individuals.