Social Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy Lord and Peasant in the Making of the Modern World

ISBN-10: 0807050733

ISBN-13: 9780807050736

Edition: 1993

Authors: Barrington Moore, Edward Friedman, James C. Scott, James C. Scott

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List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 9/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgments
Revolutionary Origins of Capitalist Democracy
England and the Contributions of Violence to Gradualism
Evolution and Revolution in France
The American Civil War: The Last Capitalist Revolution
Three Routes to the Modern World in Asia
Note: Problems in Comparing European and Asian Political Processes
The Decay of Imperial China and the Origins of the Communist Variant
Asian Fascism: Japan
Democracy in Asia: India and the Price of Peaceful Change
Theoretical Implications and Projections
The Democratic Route to Modern Society
Revolution from Above and Fascism
The Peasants and Revolution
Epilogue: Reactionary and Revolutionary Imagery
Appendix: A Note on Statistics and Conservative Historiography
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