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European Revolutions, 1492-1992 (Making of Europe)

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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, politi ...more
Paperback, 284 pages
Published January 9th 1996 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published 1993)
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An amazing book which provides readers with a very solid and methodological way of understanding how revolutions happen at the very beginning of the book. In the following pages Tilly takes readers into the depths of history of revolutions in Europe. It is a must-read book if you are interested in History, Europe and or revolutions.
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Charles Tilly was born on May 27, 1929 in Lombard, Illinois (a Chicago suburb), to an immigrant mother from Wales and into a working class family.Charles Tilly was one of the key figures in the establishment and institutionalization of the subfields of historical sociology, social science history, social movements, and contentious politics within contemporary social science. After a long and proli ...more
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