Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

    Indian Muslim Minorities and the 1857 Rebellion: Religion, Rebels, and Jihad

    By Ilyse R. Morgenstein Fuerst

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    A fresh approach to the 1857 Rebellion to help better understand the complex and multi-faceted roots of jihad as a rhetorical concept.

    Nicholas II, The Last Tsar

    By Michael Paterson

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    A new biography of the last tsar, Nicholas II, who was overthrown in 1917 and killed, along with his family, on 17 July 1918. An accessible, very readable narrative history of the tragic story of the end of the Romanov dynasty.

    The French Revolution: From Enlightenment to Tyranny

    By Ian Davidson

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    The fall of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 has become the commemorative symbol of the French Revolution. But this violent and random act was unrepresentative of the real work of the early revolution, which was taking place ten miles west of Paris, in Versailles. There, the nobles, clergy and...

    Farewell Shiraz

    By Cyrus Kadivar

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    A poignant memoir of pre-1979 Iran and the human drama behind the fall of the last shah

    Moscow Vanguard Art

    By Margarita Tupitsyn

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    A comprehensive survey of art in Moscow in the era of the Soviet Union that champions the unquenchable spirit of artistic experimentation in the face of political repression

    Liberty or Death

    By Peter McPhee

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    A strikingly new account of the impact of the French Revolution in Paris, across the French countryside, and around the globe The French Revolution has fascinated, perplexed, and inspired for more than two centuries. It was a seismic event that radically transformed France and launched shock waves across the world....

    Voices from the Easter Rising

    By Joseph McKenna

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    Records a week in Dublin during April 1916 when in a forlorn hope 2,000 Irish Volunteers rose up in armed rebellion against the British Empire in a bid to establish an independent Irish state. The Rising is recalled in the words of those who took part. It traces the establishment...

    Miss Daisy's Secret Russian Diary

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    The authentic eye-witness account of a young English governess in St Petersburg Petrograd during the Russian revolution of 1917 - with over 30 photographs. Miss Daisy's secret day-to-day diary reveals the trials and dilemmas of her life and that of her two sisters, May and Ida, also employed as English...

    Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

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    A book of specially commissioned essays plus a lavish catalogue of objects produced to accompany the exhibition Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites, at the National Museum of Scotland 23 June-12 November 2017.

    Russian Revolution

    By Sean McMeekin

    Hardback £17.46

    At the turn of the century, the Russian economy was growing by about 10% annually and its population had reached 150 million. By 1920 the country was in desperate financial straits and more than 20 million Russians had died. And by 1950, a third of the globe had embraced communism....

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