The world atlas of revolutions

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Simon and Schuster, 1983 - History - 208 pages
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On cover: The antecedents, character and history of the revolutions of the modern age--from the American Revolution to the revolutionary violence of the 1980's.

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User Review  - Autodafe - LibraryThing

I have referred to this book so many times over the years that I just bought a hardcover copy on abebooks.com. This is the best overview available about majour revolutions and independence movements up to 1980. Read full review

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User Review  - realsupergirl - LibraryThing

I found this book in a thriftstore awhile back, and I continue to refer to it often. It provides a brief analysis of every significant revolution (conservative and progressive) in the world from the American Revolution, which it posits as the prototypical modern-era revolution, to the 1990's. Read full review

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Contents
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THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN
14
THE SEIZURE OF POWER
74
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About the author (1983)

ANDREW WHEATCROFT is the author of many books including The Habsburgs: Embodying Empire, The Ottomans: Dissolving Images, and (with John Keegan) Zones of Conflict: An Atlas of Future Wars. One of the first scholars to use photography in writing the history of the Middle East, he has made art and images a central focus of his work. He is director of the international postgraduate Centre for Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling in Scotland.

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