Anatomies of revolution

George Lawson, London School of Economics and Political Science

Recent years have seen renewed interest in the study of revolution. Spurred by events like the 2011 uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East, the rise of Islamic State, and the emergence of populism, a new age of revolution has generated considerable interest. Yet, even as empirical studies of...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lawson, George, 1972- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Physical Description:xi, 288 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN(s):9781108710855 : paperback
Tags: Add Tag
Be the first to tag this record!
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the rights and wrongs of revolution
  • Part I. Theories
  • 1. Revolutionary dynamics
  • 2. Within and beyond the fourth generation
  • 3. Anatomies of revolution
  • Part II. Histories:
  • 4. Revolutionary situations: England and Chile
  • 5. Revolutionary trajectories: Cuba and South Africa
  • 6. Revolutionary outcomes: Iran and Ukraine
  • Part III. Prospects:
  • 7. Revolutions in the contemporary world
  • 8. Revolutionary futures.