States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia, and China

States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia, and China

by Theda Skocpol

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ISBN-13: 9781107569843
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/29/2015
Series: Canto Classics
Pages: 421
Sales rank: 1,154,158
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables and maps; Preface; Introduction; 1. Explaining social revolutions: alternatives to existing theories; Part I. Causes of Social Revolutions in France, Russia and China: 2. Old-regime states in crisis; 3. Agrarian structures and peasant insurrections; Part II. Outcomes of Social Revolutions in France, Russia and China: 4. What changed and how: a focus on state building; 5. The birth of a 'modern state edifice' in France; 6. The emergence of a dictatorial party-state in Russia; 7. The rise of a mass-mobilizing party-state in China; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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