Cambridge Perspectives in History: Revolutions 1789-1917

Cambridge Perspectives in History: Revolutions 1789-1917

By: Allan Todd (author)Paperback

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An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history. Allan Todd provides a lucid exploration of the main features of revolutions: the economic, social, political and ideological developments prior to revolution, and the roles and actions of crowds, parties, women and counter-revolutionaries. Particular attention is paid to the French Revolution of 1789, the 1848 Revolutions, the 1871 Paris Commune and the Russian Revolution of 1917. Revolutions contains a selection of primary and secondary sources.

Contents

1.What is revolution?; 2. The old order undermined: social and economic developments; 3. Political crises and revolution; 4. The role of ideology; 5. Crowds parties and leaders; 6. Barricades and blood: violence in revolutions; 7. Internationalism: revolution across borders; 8. Revolutionary women; 9. Reaction and counter-revolution; 10. Revolutionary continuity: victory and defeat.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780521586009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 148
  • ID: 9780521586009
  • weight: 245
  • ISBN10: 0521586003

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