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Fire in the minds of men : origins of the revolutionary faith / James H. Billington.

New York : Basic Books, [1980] .
ISBN 046502405X

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Subjects Revolutionaries -- History -- 19th century.
Revolutions -- History -- 19th century.
Description viii, 677 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Special Collections copy bound in black cloth over boards; spine lettered in gold; illustrated dust-jacket. Added title page has ink inscription: "With warm good wishes to Eleanor Dulles, Jim Billington, Washington DC Nov. 6, 1980." DGW LOCAL
Special Collections copy from the library of Eleanor Lansing Dulles. DGW LOCAL
Contents Book I: Foundations of the revolutionary faith: the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries -- Incarnation -- A locus of legitimacy -- The objects of belief -- The occult origins of organization.
Book II: The dominance of the national revolutionaries: the mid-nineteenth century -- The conspiratorial constitutionalists (1815-25) -- National vs. social revolution (1830-48) -- The evolutionary alternative -- Prophecy: the emergence of an intelligentsia -- The early church (the 1840s) -- Schism: Marx vs. Proudhon -- The magic medium: journalism -- The waning of revolutionary nationalism.
Book III: The rise of the social revolutionaries: the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- The machine: German social democracy -- The bomb: Russian violence -- Revolutionary syndicalism -- The path to power: Lenin -- The role of women -- Epilogue: Beyond Europe.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6087769
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WorldCat Identities Billington, James H.
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