European Revolutions: 1492-1992 / Edition 1

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Overview

This book reinterprets the last five centuries of European history, a period characterised by war, revolt and contention, by the rise and struggles of states and empires, and by urbanization, enrichment and industrialization. His focus is on revolutions, their origins in ambition and discontent, and the variability of their outcomes over time and according to place, politics and culture. He seeks an understanding of revolutionary processes grounded in the contingencies of circumstance, and to show the pace of great revolutions in the long-term history of Europe and the world at large.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631199038
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/16/1996
  • Series: Making of Europe Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 284
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author


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.

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Table of Contents

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.

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