The term derives from the German “kessel” or “Kesselschlacht” – literally a cauldron battle, used to describe an encircled army about to be annihilated by a superior force (i.e.: “Kessel von Stalingrad”) describing the experience of soldiers within the kettle, as the situation would soon become “unbearable hot”.
The Kettle is a series of flanks or lines of officers, set up to subdivide the natural continuities which are inbuilt into public(ly accessible) spaces and has been used with increasing frequency in the UK since the mid-1990s to a state where it is now common practice.
Documenting the social, political and economic ecosystem developing in Manchester at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. The influence of non-conformists, the Humboldsian model of education and counter movements such […]
the “protest Contingencies Timeline” which looks at the social, political and economic structures on which the act of protest is contingent. Protest occurs at the dis-junction between citizen expectation and […]
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