INAF-370 Revolutions in Comparative Perspective
Fall for 2016-2017
This course examines the causes, processes, and consequences of revolutions both theoretically and empirically. The first great revolution dates back to 1789 in France, though it was not until the twentieth century when most major revolutionary upheavals occurred in countries as diverse as Mexico, Russia, China, Cuba, Vietnam, Iran, Nicaragua, Egypt, and elsewhere. This course seeks to understand the underlying causes of revolutions, why they form and unfold in particular historical directions, and why they have the consequences they do. they do.
Prerequisites: GOVT006/060 and GOVT040/121
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Fall '16: Mehran Kamrava (description, file download)
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