The PLEA: Revolution

The PLEA: Revolution

Sources and Resources

Here are just a few of the resources that helped inform this issue of The PLEA.

Arendt, Hannah. On Revolution. Penguin Books, 1990.

Brinton, Crane. The Anatomy of Revolution. Vintage Books, 1938, 1952, 1965.

Duncan, Mike. Revolutions.

Foster, Keith and Nelle Oosterom. “Shifting Reil-ity: The 1885 North-West Rebellion. Canada’s History.” February 13, 2014.

Gurr, Ted. Why Men Rebel. Princeton UP, 1971.

Goldstone, Jack. “Toward a Fourth Generation of Revolutionary Theory.” Annual Review of Political Science, vol. 4, 2001, pp. 139-187.

Johnson, Chalmers. Revolutionary Change. Second Edition. Stanford UP, 1982.

Kramnick, Isaac. “Reflections on Revolution: Definition and Explanation in Recent Scholarship.” History and Theory, vol. 11, no. 1, 1972, pp. 26-63.

Schwarzmantel, John. The Age of Ideology: Political Ideologies from the American Revolution to Postmodern Times. New York UP, 1998.

Siggins, Maggie. Riel: A Life of Revolution. HarperPerennial, 2003.

Skocpol, Theda. States and Social Revolutions. Cambridge UP, 1979.

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