Revolution and the Millennium China, Mexico, and Iran
Spend $50 to get a
This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Rush Rewards U
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Millenarian movements are powerful and emotional social movements that expect an immediate, collective, total, this-worldly, supernatural salvation and transformation of society. They anticipate the complete destruction of the existing sociopolitical and economic order, which they assert will be followed by a new and perfect society. This study provides an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, cross-historical analysis of three 20th-century non-Western revolutionary societies that were profoundly impinged upon by European and American imperialism. It seeks to explore the functional role of millenarianism in these three revolutions. In all three cases, millenarianism prepared the way for…
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 10/30/1997
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
|The Transformation of Apocalyptic Prophecy to Millenarian Revolutionism Western Imperialism and Social Upheaval in China, Mexico, and Iran|
|The Preparatory Function A Platform for Leadership|
|The Therapeutic Function|