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Revolutions 1789–1917
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  • ISBN:9780521586009
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):History
  • Author(s):Allan Todd
  • Available from: March 1998

An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history.

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  • DESCRIPTION

    Allan Todd provides a lucid exploration of the main features of revolutions: the economic, social, political and ideological developments prior to revolution, and the roles and actions of crowds, parties, women and counter-revolutionaries. Particular attention is paid to the French Revolution of 1789, the 1848 Revolutions, the 1871 Paris Commune and the Russian Revolution of 1917. Revolutions contains a selection of primary and secondary sources.

  • Contents
  • FEATURES
    • The AS textbooks are ideal for students who have never studied the history of these periods before. they provide detailed background information on the period studied, and include notes explaining key terms, lists of significant dates, and focus questions to consolidate learning.

    • All of the AS titles have been endorsed by OCR for use with their AS specification for history, and several of the titles will also be appropriate for Edexcel and AQA study units.

    • Many of the books include a seperate document section, where students can study and evaluate a range of source material.

    • Shorter themed books explore particular topics in greater depth. The topics examined can be linked with the period covering foundation texts, providing students and teachers with flexibillity in structuring A Level courses.

  • CONTENTS
    • 1.What is revolution?
    • 2. The old order undermined: social and economic developments
    • 3. Political crises and revolution
    • 4. The role of ideology
    • 5. Crowds parties and leaders
    • 6. Barricades and blood: violence in revolutions
    • 7. Internationalism: revolution across borders
    • 8. Revolutionary women
    • 9. Reaction and counter-revolution
    • 10. Revolutionary continuity: victory and defeat.
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