Movements of social dissent in modern Europe.

by Schapiro, J. Salwyn

Publisher: Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Socialism.,
  • Revolutions.,
  • Anarchism and anarchists

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Includes bibliography.

SeriesAnvil original -- 59
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LC ClassificationsHX632 S35
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p.
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14747611M

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Meyer, Eulalie Laschever. Social movements have shaped and are shaping modern societies around the globe; this is evident when we look at examples such as the Arab Spring, Spain’s Indignados and the wider Occupy movement.

In this volume, experts analyse the ‘classic’ and new social movements from a uniquely global perspective and offer insights in current. “The history of social movements has taught us how in the nineteenth century trade unions and progressive parties, wanting to rationalize and impose order on popular dissent, waged war on the insults, satire, rowdiness and carnivalesque behaviours that had been rooted in popular tradition.

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