Description: Through the content in this collection, one can investigate how revolutions, protests, resistance, and social movements have shaped and transformed the human experience globally from the 18th to 21st century. This wide-ranging collection presents independence movements in Latin America, Asia and Africa, as well as labor movements, gender revolutions, student movements, non-violent revolutions, guerilla movements, and protest art, with in-depth context for the ideologies that drive them. Accounts are given of how these events evolve and follow their origins, goals, methods, assessing their accomplishments, and setbacks. Events include the 18th century American and French Revolutions, Fédon’s Rebellion and Toussaint Louverture’s Haitian Revolution. In the 19th century the collection explores the European revolutions of 1848, the Cuban Revolution, and the Boxer Rebellion in China. 20th-century events include the Russian, Mexican and Chinese Revolutions; the Arab, Turkish, and Great Syrian Revolts; the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.; the Nazi Regime in Germany and the fascist regimes of Spain, Italy and Argentina. In the news today are many recent cases of revolution and protest that are highlighted in this collection as well. The collection includes books, documentary films, educational video programs, music, personal documents and teacher guides. The subjects are elucidated through a variety of perspectives: historical, political, military, social, cultural, psychological, economic, legal, anthropological, artistic, photographic, and personal and archival source material.