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Democracy, revolution, and history

Author: Theda Skocpol
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1998.
Series: Wilder House series in politics, history, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The work of Barrington Moore, Jr. is one of the landmarks of modern social science. A distinguished roster of contributors here discusses the influence of his best-known work, Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy. Their individual perspectives combine in delineating Moore's contributions to the transformation of comparative and historical social science over the past several decades."--Jacket.
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Democracy, revolution, and history.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607061248
Online version:
Democracy, revolution, and history.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607769529
Named Person: Barrington Moore; Barrington Moore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theda Skocpol
ISBN: 0801433770 9780801433771 0801486262 9780801486265
OCLC Number: 38521379
Description: x, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Barrington Moore's Social origins and beyond: historical social analysis since the 1960s / George Ross, Theda Skopol, Tony Smith, and Judith Eisenberg Vichniac --
War and the state in early modern Europe / Brian M. Downing --
Where do rights come from? / Charles Tilly --
Did the Civil War further American democracy? A reflection on the expansion of benefits for Union veterans / Theda Skopol --
Development, revolution, democracy, and dictatorship: China vs. India? / Edward Friedman --
Intellectuals, social classes, and revolutions / Michael Walzer --
Building, bridging, and breaching the color line: rural collective action in Louisiana and Cuba, 1865-1912 / Rebecca J. Scott --
Religious toleration and Jewish emancipation in France and in Germany / Judith Eisenberg Vichniac --
The international origins of democracy: the American occupation of Japan and Germany / Tony Smith --
The political sources of democracy: the macropolitics of microeconomic policy disputes / Peter A. Gourevitch --
Fin de siècle globalization, democratization, and the Moore theses: a European case study / George Ross.
Series Title: Wilder House series in politics, history, and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Theda Skocpol with the assistance of George Ross, Tony Smith, Judith Eisenberg Vichniac.

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"The work of Barrington Moore, Jr. is one of the landmarks of modern social science. A distinguished roster of contributors here discusses the influence of his best-known work, Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy. Their individual perspectives combine in delineating Moore's contributions to the transformation of comparative and historical social science over the past several decades."--Jacket.

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