History's Locomotives: Revolutions and the Making of the Modern World

History s Locomotives Revolutions and the Making of the Modern World This masterful comparative history traces the West s revolutionary tradition and its culmination in the Communist revolutions of the twentieth century Unique in breadth and scope History s Locomotive

This masterful comparative history traces the West s revolutionary tradition and its culmination in the Communist revolutions of the twentieth century Unique in breadth and scope, History s Locomotives offers a new interpretation of the origins and history of socialism as well as the meanings of the Russian Revolution, the rise of the Soviet regime, and the ultimate collaThis masterful comparative history traces the West s revolutionary tradition and its culmination in the Communist revolutions of the twentieth century Unique in breadth and scope, History s Locomotives offers a new interpretation of the origins and history of socialism as well as the meanings of the Russian Revolution, the rise of the Soviet regime, and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union.History s Locomotives is the masterwork of an esteemed historian in whom a fine sense of historical particularity never interfered with the ability to see the large picture.Martin Malia explores religious conflicts in fifteenth and sixteenth century Europe, the revolutions in England, American, and France, and the twentieth century Russian explosions into revolution He concludes that twentieth century revolutions have deep roots in European history and that revolutionary thought and action underwent a process of radicalization from one great revolution to the next Malia offers an original view of the phenomenon of revolution and a fascinating assessment of its power as a driving force in history.

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  1. History s Locomotive, written by the late Martin Malia and published posthumously, is first and foremost an attempt to examine not only the origins of revolutions throughout European History but to use their examples to explain the origins of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 While Malia draws from a long period of time 1415 to 1917 for the examples used in his book, he does not directly connect them to the Bolshevik Revolution Instead he focuses on elements of the given revolutions and alludes t [...]


  2. Marx famously referred to revolutions as locomotives of history and Malia expertly illustrates that by tracing history of Europe through the prism of revolutionary movements Starting with the political and religious framework of 1000 1300 Malia outlines the evolution of revolutionary thought all the way from Hussite Bohemia to Socialist Russia Beginning with a pack of religiously flavored revolutions pre Reformation Hussites succeeded by German French Dutch Reformations he moves on to secular [...]


  3. Throughout History s Locomotives Revolutions and the Making of the Modern World, Martin Malia traces the history of Europe by examining the revolutions that transformed the continent, arguing as he does that they were cumulative and interconnected events that started with the religious conflicts of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and ended with the Russian Revolution of 1917.Malia s story begins with the Hussites of Bohemia, who, in the author s words, for the first time crossed the line f [...]


  4. Truly wonderful and insightful book Good to keep in mind when looking at the current Arab Spring revolutions.


  5. I mean its interesting He defines revolution to be a Euro centric evolving idea ENDING with the Russian Revolution which he hates.


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