European Revolutions, 1492 - 1992 (häftad)
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European Revolutions, 1492 - 1992 (häftad)

European Revolutions, 1492 - 1992


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'There is much of interest and value in Tilly's packed pages.' - "Socialist Review". This book provides a reinterpretation of the last five centuries of European history, a period characterized by war, revolt and contention, by the rise and struggles of states and empires, and by urbanization, enrichment and industrialization.Charles Tilly's focus is on revolutions, their origins in ambition and discontent, and the variability of their outcomes over times and according to place, politics and culture. He seeks to understand revolutionary processes grounded in the contingencies of circumstance, and to show the place of great revolutions in the long-term history of Europe and the world at large. In the central and Eastern Europe with the supranational movement sin the European Community, he argues that, despite some indications to the contrary, a renascence of individual cultures is likely to be accompanied by the decline of revolutionary nationalism - in itself a revolutionary process, and one that will profoundly affect the future of Europe." European Revolutions, 1492-1992" won the European Amalfi Prize for Sociology and he Social Sciences, awarded by the Italian Sociological Association in collaboration with the Institut fur Sozialforschung, Hamburg.
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Charles Tilly is University Distinguished Professor at the New School for Social Research in New York, where he directs the Center fro Studies of Social Change. His work focuses on social change and collective action, especially in Western Europe since 1500. His recent books include Coercion, Capital, and European States (Blackwell, 1989; second paperback edition, 1992), Cities and the Rise of States in Europe, AD 100-1800 (1994) and Popular Contention in Great Britain, 1758-1834 (1995). He is currently researching work and labour markets, the origins of durable inequality, and the emergence of mass national politics in France and Britain.


List of Figures. List of Tables. Series Editor's Preface. Preface. Map 1. Europe in 1519. Map 2. Europe in 1992. 1. Conflict, Revolt and Revolution. Revolution's Return. Revolutionary Situations. Revolutionary Outcomes. Prospect. 2. Transformations of Europe. Change since 1492. From Segmented to Consolidated States. Struggle Changes. Types of Revolutionary Situation. Consolidation, Nationalism and Revolution. Collective Action Contention and Revolution. 3. Revolutions, Rebellions and Civil Wars in the Low Countries and Elsewhere. The Low Countries, Home of Bourgeois Revolution. Political Struggle in the Netherlands. From the Southern Netherlands to Belgium. The Bellicose Dutch. Assaying the Low Countries' Revolutions. Iberian Revolutions. The Balkans and Hungary. Comparisons, Connections, Conclusions. 4. The British Isles. Britain Encounters Revolution. Struggles for Control. Eleven Revolutionary Decades. Hypothetical Revolutions. Revolution's Dulled Edge. 5. Franc and Other Frances. Bretons vs. Frenchmen. Protestants against Catholics. War, Taxes and Revolutionary Situations. Civil War and Repression. A Consolidating State. Revolutionary Processes. Rule Transformed. Resistance, Counter-revolution and Terror. Other Options. Fifteen-to Twenty-year Regimes. The Long Run of Revolution. 6. Russia and its Neighbours. Creating Russia. Russian, Polish-Lithuanian and Tatar States. War and Rebellion, Rebellion and war. Nineteenth-century Consolidation. Prospects of Revolution. The 1905 Revolution. Two More Revolutions. Consolidation and Collapse. 7. Revolutions Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Back to Eastern Europe. Rules of Revolution? Five Centuries of Revolution. References. Index.