Table of contents for Revolutions and revolutionary movements / James DeFronzo.

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Contents
List of Maps	ix
Preface	xi
List of Acronyms	xv
	INTRODUCTION	1
References, 4
1	SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND 
REVOLUTIONS	7
Revolutionary Movements: Critical Factors, 10
Revolutions That Failed 18
Theories of Revolution, 22
Summary, 25
References and Further Readings , 26
2	THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONS AND 
EASTERN EUROPE	29
Geography and Population, 29
The Setting for Revolution, 30
The Russian Social Democratic Party, 33
The Attempted Revolution of 1905, 36
The Revolutions of 1917, 38
Assessing the Bolshevik Seizure of Power, 43
The Civil War, 45
Leadership Struggle, 46
The Soviet Union Under Stalin, 48
The Russian Revolution: Long-Term Consequences, 50
The Soviet Union and Revolution in Eastern Europe, 52
The Solidarity Movement and the Roots of Conflict in Post-Communist Party 
States
The Disintegration of the Soviet Union
Russian Economic and Political Trends
Corruption
Health and Related Issues
The Disintegration of Yugoslavia and the Tragedy of Bosnia, 61
Summary and Analysis, 65
Russian Revolutions: Chronology of Major Events, 67
References and Further Readings 67
Selected DVD, Film, or Videocassette Documentaries
3	REVOLUTION IN CHINA	73
Geography and Population, 74
Social and Historical Settings for Revolution, 74
The Development of the Republican Movement, 80
Civil War in China, 89
The People's Republic of China: 1949-1990, 95
The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution: 1966-1968, 101
Post-1978 Reforms, 103
The 1989 Prodemocracy Demonstrations, 104
China's Economic and Political Systems in the 1990s, 107
China's Economic Success Relative to the Former USSR, 108
Morality and the Future of the Chinese Revolution, 111
China's Progress, Problems, Policies, and Plans for the Future
Summary and Analysis, 113
Chinese Revolution: Chronology of Major Events, 115
References and Further Readings , 115
Selected DVD, Film, or Videocassette Documentaries, 118
4	THE VIETNAMESE REVOLUTION	119
Geography and Population, 119
Early Cultural and Political Characteristics, 120
French Conquest, 121
The French Impact on Vietnam, 122
Resistance to French Rule, 128
The Impact of World War II, 136
Insurrection, 138
The French Indochina War: 1946-1954, 142
The 1954 Geneva Accords on Indochina, 144
U.S. Involvement in Vietnam: 1954-1975, 145
Aftermath and Related Developments, 154
Summary and Analysis, 160
Vietnamese Revolution: Chronology of Major Events, 163
References and Further Readings, 164
Selected DVD, Film, or Videocassette Documentaries, 165
5	THE CUBAN REVOLUTION	167
Geography and Population, 168
Prerevolutionary Political History, 169
Economy and Social Classes, 175
Revolution, 178
Revolutionary Cuba, 184
U.S. Reactions to the Revolution, 186
Cuba and Revolution in Latin America and Africa, 190
Cuba and Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution, and the Democratic Shift to the 
Left in Latin America
Cuban Economy and Political System, 196
Summary and Analysis, 199
Cuban Revolution: Chronology of Major Events, 201
References and Further Readings, 201
Selected Films and Videocassettes, 203
6	REVOLUTION IN NICARAGUA	205
Geography and Population, 205
Nicaragua Before the Revolution, 206
The Revolution, 213
Postrevolutionary Government, Changes, and Conflicts, 218
U.S. and World Reactions to the Revolution, 224
1989 Peace Agreement and 1990 Election, 231
Nicaragua in the 1990s, 234
Why Were Republican Administrations So Hostile? 236
Nicaragua After the Violeta Chamorro Presidency
Summary and Analysis, 238
Nicaraguan Revolution: Chronology of Major Events, 240
References and Further Readings, 240
Selected DVD, Film, or Videocassette Documentaries, 242
7	THE IRANIAN REVOLUTION AND 
ISLAMIC FUNDAMENTALISM	245
Geography and Population, 246
National Culture, 246
The Qajar Dynasty and Foreign Influence, 248
The Pahlavi Dynasty, 250
The Setting for Revolution, 264
The Revolutionary Process, 266
Revolutionary Iran, 271
Iran After Khomeini, 278
Iran and the Gulf War, 280
Iran and Islamic Revolution Elsewhere, 282
Iran, Afghanistan, the War on Terror, and the U.S. Led Invasion and 
Occupation of Iraq
Summary and Analysis, 284
Iranian Revolution: Chronology of Major Events, 288
References and Further Readings, 288
Selected DVD, Film, or Videocassette Documentaries, 290
8 ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENTS
Historical Background of Islamic Fundamentalism
Fundamentalism, Millenarianism and Revolutionary Potential in Shia Islam
Contemporary Revolutionary Fundamentalism in Sunna Islam: Hamas, Al 
Qaeda, Taliban
Hamas of Palestine
Al Qaeda and Transnational Revolution
Taliban of Afghanistan
The War In Iraq
Iraq War: Nationalist Insurgents
Iraq War: Sunni Islamic Insurgents
Iraq War: Shia Fundamentalists
Iraq War: The Future of Iraq?
Summary and Analysis
Islamic Revolutionary Movements: Chronology of Major Events
References and Further Readings
Selected DVD, Film, or Videocassette Documentaries 
 
9	SOUTH AFRICA	291
Geography and Population, 291
Dutch and British Colonization, 292
The Union of South Africa, 295
The Apartheid State, 298
Changes in the Apartheid System, 300
Opposition to Apartheid, 303
Counterinsurgency Strategies of the Regime 
in the 1980s, 315
Reforming Apartheid, 317
The Dismantling of Apartheid, 320
South Africa After Apartheid: Economy, Aids, Crime, and Politics
Summary and Analysis, 324
South Africa: Chronology of Major Events, 327
References and Further Readings, 328
Selected DVD, Film, or Videocassette Documentaries 331
10	CONCLUSIONS	333
Some Comparisons Among the Case Studies, 333
Inadequacies in the Theories of Revolution, 336
Revolutions of the Future? 338
References and Further Readings
Rental Sources	341
About the Book and Author	343
Index	345

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Revolutions.
Social movements.
Revolutions -- Case studies.
World politics -- 20th century.
World politics -- 21st century.