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You Say You Want a Revolution?Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

You Say You Want a Revolution?: Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences

Daniel Chirot

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691193670
eISBN:
9780691199900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193670.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Why have so many of the iconic revolutions of modern times ended in bloody tragedies? And what lessons can be drawn from these failures today, in a world where political extremism is on the rise and ... More

Vanguard of the RevolutionThe Global Idea of the Communist Party

Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party

A. James McAdams

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196428
eISBN:
9781400888498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196428.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book is a sweeping history of one of the most significant political institutions of the modern world. The communist party was a revolutionary idea long before its supporters came to power. The ... More

The Emergence of GlobalismVisions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

Or Rosenboim

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168722
eISBN:
9781400885237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168722.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During and after World War II, public intellectuals in Britain and the United States grappled with concerns about the future of democracy, the prospects of liberty, and the decline of the imperial ... More

Cultures in Motion

Cultures in Motion

Daniel T. Rodgers, Bhavani Raman, and Helmut Reimitz (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159096
eISBN:
9781400849895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159096.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book offers new conceptual vocabularies for understanding how cultures have trespassed across geography and social space. From the transformations of the meanings and practices of charity during ... More

Facing FearThe History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Facing Fear: The History of an Emotion in Global Perspective

Michael Laffan and Max Weiss (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153599
eISBN:
9781400845248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153599.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Fear is ubiquitous but slippery. It has been defined as a purely biological reality, derided as an excuse for cowardice, attacked as a force for social control, and even denigrated as an unnatural ... More

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