Revolutions and Revolutionaries

15 points

Not offered 2024, offered in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

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This course explores the nature of revolutions and their role in shaping the modern world. After looking at various definitions of the term 'revolution', and a range of historical approaches to the study of revolutions, the course looks in turn at a series of case studies such as the American, French and Russian revolutions, and their causes, course and consequences.