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States and social revolutions : a comparative analysis of France, Russia, and China, Theda Skocpol

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States and social revolutions : a comparative analysis of France, Russia, and China
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States and social revolutions
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a comparative analysis of France, Russia, and China
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Theda Skocpol
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eng
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Skocpol, Theda
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non fiction
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States and social revolutions : a comparative analysis of France, Russia, and China, Theda Skocpol
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Publication
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First published in 1979
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-390) and index
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Contents
Introduction: Explaining social revolutions : alternatives to existing theories. A structural perspective ; International and world-historical contexts ; The potential autonomy of the state ; A comparative historical method ; Why France, Russia, and China? -- Part I: Causes of social revolutions in France, Russia, and China. Old-regime states in crisis. Old regime France : the contradictions of Bourbon absolutism ; Manchu China : from the Celestial Empire to the fall of the imperial system ; Imperial Russia : an underdeveloped great power ; Japan and Prussia as contrasts -- Agrarian structures and peasant insurrections. Peasants against seigneurs in the French Revolution ; The revolution of the Obshchinas : peasant radicalism in Russia ; Two counterpoints : the absence of peasant revolts in the English and German revolutions ; Peasant incapacity and gentry vulnerability in China -- Part II: Outcomes of social revolutions in France, Russia, and China. What changed and how : a focus on state building. Political leaderships ; The role of revolutionary ideologies -- The birth of a "modern state edifice" in France. A bourgeois revolution? ; The effects of the social-revolutionary crisis of 1789 ; War, the Jacobins, and Napoleon ; The new regime -- The emergence of a dictatorial party-state in Russia. The effects of the social-revolutionary crisis of 1917 ; The Bolshevik struggle to rule ; The Stalinist "revolution from above" ; The new regime -- The rise of a mass-mobilizing party-state in China. The social-revolutionary situation after 1911 ; The rise and decline of the urban-based Kuomintang ; The communists and the peasants ; The new regime
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FIEb1776550x
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22cm.
Edition
Canto classics edition.
Extent
xvii, 407 pages
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9781107569843
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)925438997
Label
States and social revolutions : a comparative analysis of France, Russia, and China, Theda Skocpol
Publication
Note
First published in 1979
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-390) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Explaining social revolutions : alternatives to existing theories. A structural perspective ; International and world-historical contexts ; The potential autonomy of the state ; A comparative historical method ; Why France, Russia, and China? -- Part I: Causes of social revolutions in France, Russia, and China. Old-regime states in crisis. Old regime France : the contradictions of Bourbon absolutism ; Manchu China : from the Celestial Empire to the fall of the imperial system ; Imperial Russia : an underdeveloped great power ; Japan and Prussia as contrasts -- Agrarian structures and peasant insurrections. Peasants against seigneurs in the French Revolution ; The revolution of the Obshchinas : peasant radicalism in Russia ; Two counterpoints : the absence of peasant revolts in the English and German revolutions ; Peasant incapacity and gentry vulnerability in China -- Part II: Outcomes of social revolutions in France, Russia, and China. What changed and how : a focus on state building. Political leaderships ; The role of revolutionary ideologies -- The birth of a "modern state edifice" in France. A bourgeois revolution? ; The effects of the social-revolutionary crisis of 1789 ; War, the Jacobins, and Napoleon ; The new regime -- The emergence of a dictatorial party-state in Russia. The effects of the social-revolutionary crisis of 1917 ; The Bolshevik struggle to rule ; The Stalinist "revolution from above" ; The new regime -- The rise of a mass-mobilizing party-state in China. The social-revolutionary situation after 1911 ; The rise and decline of the urban-based Kuomintang ; The communists and the peasants ; The new regime
Control code
FIEb1776550x
Dimensions
22cm.
Edition
Canto classics edition.
Extent
xvii, 407 pages
Isbn
9781107569843
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)925438997

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