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Pattern and repertoire in history

Author: Bertrand M Roehner; Tony Syme
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The aim of this book is to analyze clusters of similar "elementary" occurrences that serve as the building blocks of more global events. Making connections between seemingly unrelated case studies, Roehner and Syme apply scientific methodology to the analysis of history. Their book identifies the recurring patterns of behavior that shape the histories of different countries separated by vast stretches of time and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roehner, Bertrand M., 1946-
Pattern and repertoire in history.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606848915
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand M Roehner; Tony Syme
ISBN: 0674007395 9780674007390
OCLC Number: 48469125
Description: xii, 413 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Analytical History: Where History and Sociology Meet --
2. European Variants of the French Revolution --
3. Building Blocks of the French Revolution --
4. The American Revolution --
5. General Strikes, Mushroom Strikes --
6. Wars for Territorial Expansion --
7. The Constraints of Logistics --
8. Historical Forecasting --
9. Perspectives.
Responsibility: Bertrand M. Roehner, Tony Syme.
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The aim of this volume is to analyse clusters of similar "elementary" occurrences that serve as the building blocks of more global events. Making connections between seemingly unrelated case studies,  Read more...

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