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            Workers Against Lenin: Labour Protest and the Bolshevik Dictatorship, 1920-22
             

            Workers Against Lenin: Labour Protest and the Bolshevik Dictatorship, 1920-22 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Aves, Jonathan

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            This work challenges the view, widely held among historians of the Bolshevik revolution, that the upsurge of labour unrest of 1920-22 was the result of the appalling living conditions caused by the Civil War, had little significant content and was largely a sideshow to the huge c...onflict between the Bolsheviks and the peasants. Based on a wide reading of the contemporary Soviet press, archive sources and first-hand accounts by Bolsheviks and non-Bolsheviks, this work shows how rank and file opposition to the leadership in the Bolshevik-dominated trade unions grew, and how support for non-Bolshevik trade unions and political parties developed fast.
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            ISBN 9781350183582
            Released NZ 29 Oct 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Geographers
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            The Unfinished Revolution in Nigeria's Niger Delta: Prospects for Environmental Justice and Peace

            The Unfinished Revolution in Nigeria's Niger Delta: Prospects for Environmental Justice and Peace (Paperback)

            Edited by Obi, Cyril; Oriola, Temitope

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            The 1990s heralded waves of spectacular forms of local resistance and globalized protest against oil exploitation and environmental pollution in oil-producing regions of the developing world. One of the most spectacular local uprisings against global oil multinationals was led by... the Ogoni people who were protesting against the exploitation and marginalization of oil-producing ethnic minority communities in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. However, the hanging on November 10, 1995 of nine Ogoni ethnic minority and environmental justice activists, including Ken Saro-Wiwa, only served to exacerbate protests in later years. Within a decade, dozens of locally rooted insurgent groups emerged in the Niger Delta and construed themselves as part of the social movement for ethnic minority rights and environmental justice which dates back to colonial times. However, the trajectory of the revolutionary momentum has changed over time, reflecting a mix of progressive, opportunistic and retrogressive trends. This book provides a critical study of the trajectory of struggles in the Niger Delta since 1995, paying attention to continuities and changes, including recent developments linked to the shift from local resistance, to the rupturing of the Presidential Amnesty peace deal (largely to the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta) and the resurgence low-intensity sporadic armed militancy-led by the Niger Delta Avengers militia among others. The contributors critically interrogate the nature of the region's political economy, socio-economic trends and trajectories over the past two decades. This collection also accentuates the lessons learnt, prospects for self-determination, socio-economic and environmental justice and peace in the aftermath of the hanging.
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            ISBN 9780367590161
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Political Meritocracy and Populism: Cure or Curse?

            Political Meritocracy and Populism: Cure or Curse? (Hardback)

            By Chou, Mark; Moffitt, Benjamin; Bryant, Octavia

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            Offering the first in-depth analysis of the relationship between populism and political meritocracy, this book considers why states with meritocracy systems such as Singapore and China have not faced the populist challenge to such an extent. Is political meritocracy actually immu...ne to populism? Or does it fan its flames? --
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            ISBN 9780367271022
            Released NZ 10 Jan 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in Anti-Politics and Democratic Crisis
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            Latin American Guerrilla Movements: Origins, Evolution, Outcomes
             

            Latin American Guerrilla Movements: Origins, Evolution, Outcomes (Hardback)

            Edited by Kruijt, Dirk; Rey Tristan, Eduardo; Alvarez, Alberto Martin

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            Organized around single country studies embedded in key historical moments, this book introduces students to the shifting, and varied guerrilla history of Latin America from the late 1950s to the present. It brings together academics and those directly involved in aspects of the ...guerrilla movement, to understand each country's experience with guerrilla warfare and revolutionary activism. The book is divided in 4 thematic parts after two opening chapters that analyze the tradition of military involvement in Latin American politics and the parallel tradition of insurgency and coup effort against dictatorship. The first two parts examine active guerrilla movements in the 1960s and 1970s with case studies including Bolivia, Nicaragua, Peru, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Part three is dedicated to the Central American Civil Wars of the 1980s and 1990s in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala. Part 4 examines specific guerrilla movements which require special attention. Chapters include Colombia's complicated guerrilla scenery; the rivalling Shining Path and Tupac Amaru guerrillas in Peru; small guerrilla movements in Mexico which were never completely documented; and transnational guerrilla operations in the Southern Cone. The concluding chapter, presents a balance of the entire Latin American guerrilla at present. Superbly accessible, while retaining the complexity of Latin American politics, Latin American Guerrilla Movements represents the best historical account of revolutionary movements in the region, which Students will find of great use owing to its coverage and insights.
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            ISBN 9780367192860
            Released NZ 10 Jan 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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            A War of Ideas: British Attitudes to the Wars Against Revolutionary France, 1792-1802
             

            A War of Ideas: British Attitudes to the Wars Against Revolutionary France, 1792-1802 (Paperback)

            By Macleod, Emma Vincent

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            The responses of British people to the French Revolution has recently received considerable attention from historians. British commentators often expressed a sense of the novelty and scale of European wars which followed, yet their views on this conflict have not yet attracted su...ch thorough examination. This book offers a wide-ranging exploration of the attitudes of various groups of British people to the conflict during the 1790's: the Government, their supporters and their opponents inside and outside Parliament, women, churchmen, and the broad mass of British public opinion. It presents the debate in England and Scotland provoked by the war both as the sequel to the French Revolution and as a distinct debate in itself. Emma Vincent Macleod argues that contemporaries saw this conflict as one of the first since the wars of religion to be significantly shaped by ideological hostility rather than solely by a struggle over strategic interests.
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            ISBN 9781138320604
            Released NZ 30 Jun 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Revivals
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            Today Sardines Are Not for Sale: A Street Protest in Occupied Paris

            Today Sardines Are Not for Sale: A Street Protest in Occupied Paris (Hardback)

            By Schwartz, Paula

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            On Mother's Day, 31 May 1942, a group of women stormed a small grocery store at the intersection of two Parisian market streets, the rue de Buci and the rue de Seine, to protest the food shortages that had become a chronic feature of daily life. The then-outlawed French Communist... party aimed to channel the frustrations of hungry Parisians by organizing such actions throughout the capital and beyond. The so-called women's demonstration on the rue de Buci was one such protest, part of a larger, overarching resistance movement against the collaborationist Vichy regime and the German occupiers. The Buci affair became a cause celebre, in no small part owing to its tragic consequences: the imprisonment, deportation, and execution of some of the protagonists. This book takes an in-depth look at this singular event, its dramatic repercussions, and its rich postwar afterlife. An extraordinary documentary record, together with the oral testimony of surviving resisters, reveal the minute intricacies of an underground partisan operation; the lives and deaths of the protesters, both women and men; the deployment of gender difference as a weapon of war, and the ways in which the incident was remembered, commemorated, or forgotten. This book is also a meditation on the writing of history itself. Just as the author turns the event inside out to reveal the internal workings of a clandestine action that were hidden from public view, she turns her own project inside out, exposing the story behind the story that readers rarely see.
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            ISBN 9780190681548
            Released NZ 15 Apr 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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            Indigenous Struggle and the Bolivian National Revolution: Land and Liberty!
             

            Indigenous Struggle and the Bolivian National Revolution: Land and Liberty! (Hardback)

            By Kohl, James

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            Indigenous Struggle and the Bolivian National Revolution: Land and Liberty! reinterprets the genesis and contours of the Bolivian National Revolution from an indigenous perspective. In a critical revision of conventional works, the author reappraises and reconfigures the tortuous... history of insurrection and revolution, counter-revolution and resurrection, overthrow and aftermath in Bolivia. Underlying the history of creole conflict between dictatorship and democracy lies another conflict - the unrelenting 500-year-struggle of the conquered indigenous peoples to reclaim usurped lands, resist white supremacist dominion, and seize autonomous political agency. The book utilizes a wide array of sources, including interviews and documents to illuminate the thoughts, beliefs, and objectives of an extraordinary cast of indigenous revolutionaries, giving readers a firsthand look at the struggles of the subaltern majority in South America's most impoverished nation. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of modern Latin American history, peasant movements, the history of U.S. foreign relations, revolutions, counterrevolutions, and revolutionary warfare.
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            ISBN 9780367471521
            Released NZ 18 Dec 2020
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Race and Power in British India: Anglo-Indians, Class and Identity in the Nineteenth Century
             

            Race and Power in British India: Anglo-Indians, Class and Identity in the Nineteenth Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Anderson, Valerie

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            By the nineteenth century the British had ruled India for over a hundred years, and had consolidated their power over the sub-continent. Until 1858, when Queen Victoria assumed sovereignty following the Indian Rebellion, the country was run by the East India Company - by this tim...e a hybrid of state and commercial enterprises and eloquently and fiercely attacked as intrinsically immoral and dangerous by Edmund Burke in the late 1700s. Seeking to go beyond the statutes and ceremony, and show the reality of the interactions between rulers and ruled on a local level, this book looks at one of the most interesting phenomena of British India - the 'Eurasians'. The adventurers of the early years of Indian occupation arrived alone, and in taking 'native' mistresses and wives, created a race of administrators who were 'others' to both the native population and the British ruling class. These Anglo-Indian people existed in the zone between the colonizer and the colonized, and their history provides a wonderfully rich source for understanding Indian social history, race and colonial hegemony.
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            ISBN 9781350154667
            Released NZ 19 Mar 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            Access to History: The American Revolution and the Birth of the USA 1740-1801, Third Edition
              

            Access to History: The American Revolution and the Birth of the USA 1740-1801, Third Edition (Paperback)

            By Sanders, Vivienne

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            Put your trust in the textbook series that has given thousands of A-level History students deeper knowledge and better grades for over 30 years.

            ISBN 9781510459182
            Released NZ 31 Jan 2020
            Publisher Hodder Education
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Life in Revolutionary France
             

            Life in Revolutionary France (Hardback)

            Edited by Harder, Dr Mette; Heuer, Professor Jennifer Ngaire

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            The French Revolution brought momentous political, social, and cultural change. Life in Revolutionary France asks how these changes affected everyday lives, in urban and rural areas, and on an international scale. An international cast of distinguished academics and emerging scho...lars present new research on how people experienced and survived the revolutionary decade, with a particular focus on individual and collective agency as discovered through the archival record, material culture, and the history of emotions. It combines innovative work with student-friendly essays to offer fresh perspectives on topics such as: * Political identities and activism * Gender, race, and sexuality * Transatlantic responses to war and revolution * Local and workplace surveillance and transparency * Prison communities and culture * Environmental justice * Food, health, and radical medicine * Revolutionary childhoods With an easy-to-navigate, three-part structure, illustrations and primary source excerpts, Life in Revolutionary France is the essential text for approaching the experiences of those who lived through one of the most turbulent times in world history.
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            ISBN 9781350077300
            Released NZ 17 Sep 2020
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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