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Priestland, David

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Works: 12 works in 70 publications in 6 languages and 3,743 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by David Priestland
Stalinism and the politics of mobilization : ideas, power, and terror in inter-war Russia by David Priestland( )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Stalinism and the Politics of Mobilization' provides a new explanation of the political violence in Stalin's Soviet Union during the late 1930s by examining the thinking of Stalin and his allies, and placing it in the broader context of Bolshevik ideas since 1917
The red flag : a history of communism by David Priestland( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford professor David Priestland tells the epic story of a movement that has taken root in dozens of countries across two hundred years, from its birth after the French Revolution to its ideological maturity in nineteenth-century Germany to its rise to dominance (and subsequent fall) in the twentieth century, and shows how Communism, in all its varieties, appealed to different societies for different reasons
Merchant, soldier, sage : a history of the world in three castes by David Priestland( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines a reinterpretation of modern history that explores a continuing struggle among three prevailing power groups--the merchant, soldier, and sage--and traces how they have vied for dominance throughout recent centuries
The red flag : communism and the making of the modern world by David Priestland( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A major reassessment of Communism's impact on the modern world, published to mark the twentieth anniversary of the end of the Eastern bloc
Merchant, soldier, sage : a new history of power by David Priestland( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Merchant, Soldier, Sage' proposes a radical new approach to how we see our world, and who runs it, in the vein of Francis Fukuyama's 'The End of History'. David Priestland argues for the predominance in any society of one of three broad value systems - that of the merchant, the soldier and the sage
The conquest of bread by Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this brilliantly enjoyable rallying-cry of a book, Kropotkin lays out the heart of his anarchist beliefsbeliefs that surged around the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and that have a renewed relevance and poignancy today. Humane and thoughtful, but also a devastating critique of how modern society is organized (with the brutal, narrow few clinging onto their wealth and privileges at the expense of the many), The Conquest of Bread is a book to be argued over, again and again
De rode vlag : de wereldgeschiedenis van het communisme by David Priestland( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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2 editions published in 2016 in Korean and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stalinism and the politics of terror : ideas and power in inter-war Russia by David Priestland( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stalin and the politics of mobilization: ideas, power and terror in inter-war Russia by David Priestland( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Krasnyĭ flag : istorii︠a︡ kommunizma by David Priestland( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Russian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Oxford professor David Priestland tells the epic story of a movement that has taken root in dozens of countries across two hundred years, from its birth after the French Revolution to its ideological maturity in nineteenth-century Germany to its rise to dominance (and subsequent fall) in the twentieth century, and shows how Communism, in all its varieties, appealed to different societies for different reasons
The Red Flag : History of Communism by David Priestland( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The red flag : a history of communismThe red flag : communism and the making of the modern worldStalinism and the politics of terror : ideas and power in inter-war RussiaStalin and the politics of mobilization: ideas, power and terror in inter-war RussiaThe Red Flag : History of Communism
Alternative Names
David Priestland britischer Historiker

David Priestland British historian

David Priestland Brits historicus

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