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Revolution, rebellion, resistance : the power of story

Author: Eric Selbin
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Eric Selbin argues that we need to look beyond the economic, political and social structural conditions to the thoughts and feelings of the people who make revolutions.
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Genre/Form: History
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Selbin, Eric.
Revolution, rebellion, resistance.
London ; New York : Zed ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(OCoLC)761139450
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Selbin
ISBN: 1848130163 9781848130166 1848130171 9781848130173
OCLC Number: 317452615
Description: ix, 257 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. A Prolegomenon, an Apologia, and an Overture2. The Case for Stories: Stories and Social Change3. Myth, Memory, and Mimesis4. 'The Uprising of the Anecdotes': The Four Stories of Revolution5. The Story of Civilizing and Democratizing Revolutions
Responsibility: Eric Selbin.

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Why do revolutions happen? Decades of social science research have brought us little closer to understanding where, when and amongst whom they occur. This book argues that we need to look beyond the  Read more...

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