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America Transformed: Sixty Years of Revolutionary Change, 1941–2001
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written by Richard M. Abrams, 1932- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006, originally published 2006), 367 page(s)
This 2006 book examines the period 1941–2001 during which time the character of American life changed rapidly, culminating in the shattering of the liberal Democratic coalition. Revolutions in the areas of affluence, foreign policy, the military, business systems, racial relations, gender roles, sexual behavior...
written by Richard M. Abrams, 1932- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006, originally published 2006), 367 page(s)
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Cambridge Essential Histories, The Spanish Civil War
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written by Stanley G. Payne, 1934-, in Cambridge Essential Histories (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 286 page(s)
This book is the first general history of the Spanish Civil War to provide a clear and objective account of its origins in Spanish domestic affairs. It treats controversial issues of revolution, counter-revolution, political repressions and foreign intervention and non-intervention, as well as giving a detailed mi...
written by Stanley G. Payne, 1934-, in Cambridge Essential Histories (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 286 page(s)
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Cambridge Latin American Studies, 24, The Cristero Rebellion: The Mexican People Between Church and State 1926–1929
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written by Jean A. Meyer, 1942-, in Cambridge Latin American Studies, 24 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 1976), 274 page(s)
The Cristero movement is an essential part of the Mexican Revolution. When in 1926 relations between church and state, old enemies and old partners, eventually broke down, when the Churches closed and the liturgy was suspended, Rome, Washington and Mexico, without ever losing their heads, embarked upon a long game...
written by Jean A. Meyer, 1942-, in Cambridge Latin American Studies, 24 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2008, originally published 1976), 274 page(s)
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Cambridge Latin American Studies, 82, Between Revolution and the Ballot Box: The Origins of the Argentine Radical Party in the 1890s
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written by Paula Alonso, fl. 1993, in Cambridge Latin American Studies, 82 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2000, originally published 2000), 262 page(s)
As the strongest opposition party during the 1890s, the Radical Party created a system of open confrontation and political competition. This study offers not merely a revised version of the party's story but also a new perspective on the politics of the nation as a whole.
written by Paula Alonso, fl. 1993, in Cambridge Latin American Studies, 82 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2000, originally published 2000), 262 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, Social Movements, Political Violence, and the State: A Comparative Analysis of Italy and Germany
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written by Donatella Della Porta, 1956-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006, originally published 1995), 290 page(s)
This book presents empirical research on the nature and structure of political violence. While most studies of social movements focus on single - nations, Donatella della Porta uses a comparative research design to analyse movements in two countries - Italy and Germany - from the 1960s to the 1990s.
written by Donatella Della Porta, 1956-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2006, originally published 1995), 290 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, Social Revolutions in the Modern World
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written by Theda Skocpol, 1947-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1994, originally published 1994), 366 page(s)
In this collection of essays, Theda Skocpol, author of the award-winning book, States and Social Revolutions (1979), updates her arguments about social revolutions. How are we to understand recent revolutionary upheavals in countries across the globe? Why have social revolutions happened in some countries, but not...
written by Theda Skocpol, 1947-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1994, originally published 1994), 366 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics, Contesting Citizenship in Latin America: The Rise of Indigenous Movements and the Postliberal Challenge
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written by Deborah J. Yashar, fl. 1996, in Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 2005), 389 page(s)
In the twentieth century, indigenous people in Latin America started to speak out, mobilize, and organize in unprecedented ways. This book asks: why are indigenous people mobilizing now and why only in specific places? This book answers these questions with insight into their advancement and reform of democracy.
written by Deborah J. Yashar, fl. 1996, in Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2005, originally published 2005), 389 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in International Relations, No. 14, Peace and War: Armed Conflicts and International Order, 1648–1989
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written by Kalevi J. Holsti, 1935-; edited by Steve Smith, 1952-, in Cambridge Studies in International Relations, No. 14 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1998, originally published 1991), 402 page(s)
In this book, Professor Holsti approaches the study of the origins of war and the foundations of peace from a distinct perspective. The author identifies the variety of conflict-producing issues and the attitudes of policy makers to the use of force, which have changed over the last 350 years.
written by Kalevi J. Holsti, 1935-; edited by Steve Smith, 1952-, in Cambridge Studies in International Relations, No. 14 (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1998, originally published 1991), 402 page(s)
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Cambridge Studies in North American Indian History, The American Revolution in Indian Country: Crisis and Diversity in Native American Communities
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written by Colin G. Calloway, 1953-; edited by Neal Salisbury, fl. 1995 and Frederick Hoxie, fl. 1995, in Cambridge Studies in North American Indian History (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 1995), 356 page(s)
This study presents a broad coverage of Indian experiences in the American Revolution rather than Indian participation as allies or enemies. Calloway shows how Native Americans pursued different strategies, endured a variety of experiences, but were bequeathed a common legacy as result of the Revolution.
written by Colin G. Calloway, 1953-; edited by Neal Salisbury, fl. 1995 and Frederick Hoxie, fl. 1995, in Cambridge Studies in North American Indian History (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2009, originally published 1995), 356 page(s)
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Common Sense: Addressed to the Inhabitants of America', new edition by Thomas Paine (1737-1809) printed in Philadelphia, 1776 (print)
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in Common Sense, by Thomas Paine. (Philadelphia, PA, 1776), p. NA (London, England: Bridgeman Art Library, 1776), 1 page(s)
Pamphlet written by Thomas Paine during the American Revolution; presented American colonists with an argument for freedom from British rule
in Common Sense, by Thomas Paine. (Philadelphia, PA, 1776), p. NA (London, England: Bridgeman Art Library, 1776), 1 page(s)
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