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The nineteenth century, which thought it was about to abolish foreign wars,
thought also that it was about to abolish the kind of internal or civil war we
associate with revolution, and indeed would make revolution unnecessary.
Change was still ...
Crane Brinton. in France, which was wholly without fin0^ rppregpntaHvp bodies.
The nearest thing to such a body was the parlemetU de Paris, a kind of supreme
court composed of judges who were nobles and held their positions by heredity.
A kind of cousin of that fly is still known in parts of the South as the Abe Lincoln
bug, which is a reminder of the fact that what we call the Civil War was essentially
an abortive revolution. There is no need to worry much over an explanation of ...
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While his concepts are dated, Crane Brinton's work provides a very clear and concise method for analyzing and comparing Revolutions. It is a fun way to introduce Historiography. Read full review
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Essential for the study of revolutions. First published in 1938, revised regularly through the next decades. Read full review
THE OLD REGIMES
Classes and Class Antagonisms
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