New Ebook: The Book of Revolutions
Our latest ebook, The Book of Revolutions: A History of Popular Uprisings is out now in the Amazon Kindle store.
Few events in history have captured the attention of scholars more than revolutions.Over centuries revolts have brought about the most radical change of political order in societies – and they have spread, crossing borders and even oceans, at times engulfing entire regions of the world, as seen most recently in the Arab Spring of 2011.
This ebook looks at why some of the key revolutions began, how successful they were, and what they left in the aftermath. From the Atlantic revolutions in the 18th century, which began in America and swept overseas to France, to the upheavals of 1848, the early 20th century revolutions in Russia, China, Mexico and on to the events of 1979, this book takes a broad look at the waves of revolutions that have washed away seemingly solid regimes, and shows how, despite the hope with which they are launched, most have ended in disillusionment.
The Book of Revolutions is available from Amazon now, and can be read on a Kindle, iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, Windows phone, Blackberry or on your PC. Download it from your Kindle store:
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