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Author Goldstone, Jack A.,
Title Revolutions : a very short introduction / Jack A. Goldstone.
Imprint [New York] : Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Author Goldstone, Jack A.,
Series Very short introductions
Very short introductions.
Subject Revolutions.
Revolutions -- History.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Revolutions have shaped world politics for the last 300 years. This volume shows why revolutions occur, how they unfold, and where they created democracies and dictatorships.
Note Online resource; title from home page (viewed on January 13, 2014).
Contents What is a revolution? -- What causes revolutions? -- Revolutionary processes, leaders, and outcomes -- Revolutions in the ancient world -- Revolutions of the Renaissance and Reformation -- Constitutional revolutions : America, France, Europe (1830 and 1848), and Meiji Japan -- Communist revolutions : Russia, China, and Cuba -- Revolutions against dictators : Mexico, Nicaragua, and Iran -- Color revolutions : The Philippines, Eastern Europe and the USSR, and Ukraine -- The Arab revolutions of 2011 : Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria -- The future of revolutions.
ISBN 9780199858507 (electronic bk.)
0199858500 (electronic bk.)
9780199375271 (electronic bk.)
0199375275 (electronic bk.)
9780199858514 (electronic bk.)
0199858519 (electronic bk.)
9780199858521 (electronic bk.)
0199858527 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 892340867
Additional Format Print version: Goldstone, Jack A. Revolutions : A Very Short Introduction New York : Oxford University Press, USA,c2013 9780199858507

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