The Theory of War and Revolution
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The Theory of War and Revolution

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Published by Institute of Economic Affairs .
Written in English


  • Military - General,
  • History - Military / War

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11058636M
ISBN 100867221488
ISBN 109780867221480

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War and Revolution identifies and takes to task a reactionary trend among contemporary historians, one that’s grown increasingly apparent in recent years. It’s a revisionist tendency discernible in the work of authors such as Ernst Nolte, who traces the impetus behind the Holocaust to the excesses of the Russian Revolution; or François Furet, who links the Stalinist purges to an “illness” originating with the French Revolution/5(6).   War and Revolution is an original rereading of contemporary history, linking trends of historical revisionism in historiography to an investigation of fundamental philosophical and political categories, such as international civil war, revolution, totalitarianism and genocide/5. This series, Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution, represents an exhaustive and definitive treatment of Marx’s political theory, policy, and practice. Marx and Engels paid continuing attention to a host of problems of revolution, in addition to constructing their “grand theory.”. Walt begins by exposing the flaws in existing theories about the relationship between revolution and war. Drawing on the theoretical literature about revolution and the realist perspective on.

War Theory introduces military theory, addressing both the nature and character of war. It examines the theoretical writings of classical military theorists, as well as the evolution of warfare and military thought over the last two centuries. The course explores a number of the. A survey of the relationships between war and revolution can therefore serve to bring together some of the themes of earlier chapters, and to examine more closely some of the ways in which this phenomenon, political as well as military, relates to by: 1. 5Harry Eckstein, ed., Internal War (New York i), and "On the Etiology of Internal War," History and Theory, iv, No. 2 (i), I am grateful to Mr. Eckstein for allowing me to read this article before publication. 6 The formula has been used by a historian, Peter Paret, in Internal War and Pacification: The Vendee, (Princeton. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

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