Revolutions 1789-1917 by Allan ToddRevolutions 1789-1917 by Allan Todd

Revolutions 1789-1917

byAllan Todd

Paperback | March 28, 1998

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Allan Todd provides a lucid exploration of the main features of revolutions: the economic, social, political and ideological developments prior to the revolution, and the roles and actions of crowds, parties, women and counter-revolutionaries. Particular attention is paid to the French Revolution of 1789, and the 1848 Revolutions, the 1871 Paris Commune and the Russian Revolution of 1917.
Title:Revolutions 1789-1917Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.31 inPublished:March 28, 1998Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521586003

ISBN - 13:9780521586009

Appropriate for ages: 16 - adult

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Table of 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.

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Drawing particular attention to the French Revolution of 1789, the 1848 Revolutions, the 1871 Paris Commune and the Russian Revolution of 1917, Revolutions: 1789-1917 provides an in-depth and masterful discussion of the main features of the revolution. Specifically, it looks at the economic, social, political and ideological developments prior to the revolution. It also analyzes the roles and actions of crowds, parties, women and counter-revolutionaries.

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"...these are short, focused texts - not anthologies - that add depth to traditional topics....are definitely aimed at good high school readers." Kliatt