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Routledge Library Editions: Revolution


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This collection gathers together 31 previously out-of-print titles focusing on revolution – the political, economic, military and social aspects of the overthrow of state power. Ranging from nineteenth-century France to late-twentieth-century Caribbean, these books analyse the forms of revolt and the aftermaths of revolution, examining the types of government that result and the reactions of international opinion.

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Armies in Revolution

Armies in Revolution

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By John Ellis
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1973, examines seven revolutionary armies ranging from Cromwell’s New Model Army to the Red Army of Mao Zedong. In each case it examines the mobilisation and organisation of the army, and the need to balance political ideals and aspirations with military cohesion and ...

Army and Revolution France 1815–1848

Army and Revolution: France 1815–1848

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By Douglas Porch
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1974, analyses the problems and mechanics of the Revolutionary movement in the army during and after the French Revolution. It charts the transition of the French army from the Revolutionary force of 1815 to the counter-revolutionary army which in June 1848 led the ...

Between Two Revolutions Stolypin and the Politics of Renewal in Russia

Between Two Revolutions: Stolypin and the Politics of Renewal in Russia

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By Peter Waldron
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1998, is an original and comprehensive study of a key period of Russian history, between the success of the autocracy in retaining power in the 1905 Revolution and the debacle of the Tsar’s crushing defeat in 1917. Focusing on Stolypin, Prime Minister between 1906–11, ...

Black Democracy The Story of Haiti

Black Democracy: The Story of Haiti

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By H.P. Davis
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1929, examines the history of Haiti and its long struggle for independence. The revolution against the French is treated in some detail, as is the story of the free Haitian republic that followed. Building a new country from slavery was no easy task, and another ...

Creative Revolution A Study of Communist Ergatocracy

Creative Revolution: A Study of Communist Ergatocracy

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By Eden & Cedar Paul
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1920, is an analysis of socialist trends and a synthesis of proletarian aims. It attempts to establish the new political philosophy of left-wing socialists and coins a new term, ‘ergatocracy’ to mean ‘workers’ rule’ and the abolishment of class in the organisation of ...

Europe in 1830 Revolution and Political Change

Europe in 1830: Revolution and Political Change

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By Clive H. Church
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1983, is a valuable corrective to the lack of academic research on the events of 1830 – a year of revolutions across the continent of Europe. Social protests and political changes are examined to note the causes of the political turmoil and revolution in 1830, and then...

Eyes Across the Channel French Revolutions, Party History and British Writing, 1830–1882

Eyes Across the Channel: French Revolutions, Party History and British Writing, 1830–1882

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By Clare A. Simmons
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 2000, uses interpretations of the French Revolution as a model to ask what history meant to Victorian Britain, how events became enshrined with the authority of history, and how such cultural assumptions might help us to read nineteenth-century British literature. By ...

Georges Cuvier Vocation, Science and Authority in Post-Revolutionary France

Georges Cuvier: Vocation, Science and Authority in Post-Revolutionary France

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By Dorinda Outram
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1984, examines the lifetime of Georges Cuvier, and in his constant and varying struggles to retain his position both as a politician and as a leading naturalist we find displayed almost all of the political tensions of Restoration France. Our understanding of the new ...

Grenada Revolution and Invasion

Grenada: Revolution and Invasion

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By Anthony Payne, Paul Sutton, Tony Thorndike
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1984, analyses the background to the revolution in Grenada and details the course of its progress, examining the reasons why it faltered and failed. International factors played no small part in these events, setting the agenda for the internal processes of the ...

Hungary 1956 Revisited The Message of a Revolution – A Quarter of a Century After

Hungary 1956 Revisited: The Message of a Revolution – A Quarter of a Century After

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By Ferenc Fehér, Agnes Heller
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1983, is a radical reinterpretation of the Hungarian revolution in the context of world politics and Eastern Europe as a whole. It examines the events and protagonists with a fresh eye, and relies on witnesses and participants for the rigorous documentary backing....

Libya Qadhafi's Revolution and the Modern State

Libya: Qadhafi's Revolution and the Modern State

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By Lillian Craig Harris
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1986, provides a comprehensive look at the social, cultural, political and economic forces that shaped Libya following the 1969 revolution. Libya’s political system under Qadhafi’s Third Universal Theory is examined, as are the power structures – military, tribal, ...

Nationalism and Communism Essays, 1946–1963

Nationalism and Communism: Essays, 1946–1963

1st Edition

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By Hugh Seton-Watson
February 07, 2022

This book, first published in 1964, collects a number of essays united by the general theme of national and social revolution. They examine features of revolutionary movements, and, particularly, revolutionary leadership in an analysis of the social conditions and personal motives which impel men ...

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