Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

    Revolution and Authoritarianism in North Africa

    By Frederic Volpi

    Paperback Save £3.79 = £21.21

    Investigates how regimes in the Maghreb have kept dissent at bay, and the means by which their authority has been challenged.

    Petrograd, 1917

    By John Pinfold

    Hardback £23.71

    Drawing from the Bodleian Library's collections, this richly-illustrated book features extracts from letters, journals, diaries and memoirs written by a diverse cast of onlookers. Put into context with introductory notes, these first-hand accounts give a fascinating insight into the tumultuous year of 1917.

    Last of the Tsars

    By Robert Service

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    A riveting account of the last eighteen months of Tsar Nicholas II's life and reign from one of our finest historians of Russia.

    France, Britain, and the Struggle for the Revolutionary Western Mediterranean

    By Joshua Meeks

    Hardback Save £6.25 = £60.74

    Rather than looking at the struggle between ideologies, this book looks at the struggle within those ideologies, arguing that the Western Mediterranean states were not simply the battlefields or the prizes of the struggle, but were active participants with goals of autonomy or neutrality.

    Tragedy of Liberation

    By Frank Dikotter

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    In 1949 Mao Zedong hoisted the red flag over Beijing's Forbidden City. Instead of liberating the country, the communists destroyed the old order and replaced it with a repressive system that would dominate every aspect of Chinese life. In an epic of revolution and violence which draws on newly opened...

    History of the Russian Revolution

    By Leon Trotsky

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    'The greatest history of an event I know' - C.L.R. James Regarded by many as among the most powerful works of history ever written, The History of the Russian Revolution offers an unparalleled account of one of the most pivotal and hotly debated events in world history. This book presents,...

    Caught in the Revolution

    By Helen Rappaport

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Between the first revolution in February 1917, and Lenin's Bolshevik coup in October, Petrograd was in turmoil. Foreign visitors who filled hotels, bars and embassies were acutely aware of the chaos breaking out on their doorsteps. Among them were journalists, diplomats, businessmen, governesses and volunteer nurses.

    Jan Hus

    By Thomas A Fudge

    Paperback Save £4.04 = £21.95

    A century before Martin Luther and the Reformation, Jan Hus confronted the official Church and helped to change the face of medieval Europe. A key figure in the history of Europe and Christianity and a catalyst for religious reform and social revolution, Jan Hus was poised between tradition and innovation....

    People's Tragedy

    By Orlando Figes

    Paperback £14.46

    Unrivalled in scope and brimming with human drama, A People's Tragedy is the most vivid, moving and comprehensive history of the Russian Revolution available today.

    Decolonization

    By Jurgen Osterhammel

    Hardback Save £6.34 = £15.66

    "First published in German as Dekolonisation by Jan C. Jansen and Jeurgen Osterhammel, A Verlag C.H. Beck oHG, Meunchen 2013"--Title page verso.

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