The Anatomy of Revolution Revisited: A Comparative Analysis of England, France, and Russia

The Anatomy of Revolution Revisited: A Comparative Analysis of England, France, and Russia

by Bailey Stone

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107045729
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/31/2013
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Bailey Stone is Professor of European History and International Affairs at the University of Houston. Prior to his time at the University of Houston, he taught at Princeton University and received his PhD from Princeton University and his BA from Bowdoin College. Stone is the author of two books on judicial politics in old regime France: The Parlement of Paris, 1774�789 and The French Parlements and the Crisis of the Old Regime. He is also the author of two books on the causes and trajectory of the French Revolution: The Genesis of the French Revolution (Cambridge, 1994) and Reinterpreting the French Revolution (Cambridge, 2002). His work has been published in many leading journals, including Eighteenth-Century Studies, French Historical Studies and the Journal of Modern History.

Table of Contents

Introduction: from revolutionary theory to revolutionary historiography: England, France, and Russia; 1. Anciens régimes; 2. Transitions: breakthroughs to revolution; 3. Revolutionary 'honeymoons'?; 4. The 'revolutionizing' of the revolutions; 5. Revolutionary climacterics; 6. Thermidor?; Conclusion: 'revolutions from below' and 'revolutions from above'.

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