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The February Revolution

Matthew Rendle

in Defenders of the Motherland: The Tsarist Elite in Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236251
eISBN:
9780191717154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236251.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter argues that sections of the tsarist elite played an important role during the February Revolution of 1917 as popular unrest broke out in Petrograd. Duma leaders saw an opportunity to ... More


The Revolution of 1848–1849 in France

Geoffrey Ellis

in The Revolutions in Europe, 1848–1849: From Reform to Reaction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249978
eISBN:
9780191697852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249978.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The French revolution of 24–6 February 1848 was not the first of the many uprisings in Europe during that year. Those troubles had started in the Italian peninsula, when a revolt in Palermo on 12 ... More


Revolution

Joshua Sanborn

in Imperial Apocalypse: The Great War and the Destruction of the Russian Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199642052
eISBN:
9780191774492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642052.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

This chapter begins with a description of the growing level of violence and crime in the empire before moving to an account of the massive rebellion in Russian Central Asia in the summer of 1916. ... More


Conclusion: Everything Old Is New Again

Lynn M. Sargeant

in Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

The conclusion explores the impact of World War I and the revolutions of 1917 on the Russian Musical Society, its branches, and its educational institutions. During WWI, accusations of collusion in ... More


The Collapse of the July Monarchy

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the civil disorders that led to the collapse of the July Monarchy under Louis Philippe. Despite the presence of a large French Army, a strong police force, and an essentially ... More


The Jewish Autonomist Movement and the Revolutions of 1917

Simon Rabinovitch

in Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804792493
eISBN:
9780804793032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792493.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the institutional and political construction of Jewish autonomy in Russia between the February and October Revolutions of 1917 and assesses the significance of the dramatic ... More


1917—Russian Jacobins Come to Power

Jay Bergman

in The French Revolutionary Tradition in Russian and Soviet Politics, Political Thought, and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842705
eISBN:
9780191878619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842705.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History, Cultural History

Chapter 6 shows in detail the degree to which concepts and categories particular to the French Revolution permeated political debate in Russia in 1917 between the February and the October ... More


The February Revolution (1970) as a Catalyst for Change in Trinidad and Tobago

Brinsley Samaroo

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter traces the emergence of the Black Power movement in Trinidad and Tobago, arguing that for all its shortcomings, the “February Revolution” of 1970 had a discernible impact on Trinidadian ... More


1916–18: The Beginnings of the “Russian” Civil Wars

Jonathan D. Smele

in The "Russian" Civil Wars, 1916—1926: Ten Years That Shook the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190233044
eISBN:
9780190618551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233044.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter seeks to establish that the “Russian” Civil Wars began with Central Asian Revolt of 1916, before going on to argue that subsequent events — the February Revolution, the travails of the ... More


The Fall of Tsarism: Untold Stories of the February 1917 Revolution

Semion Lyandres

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199235759
eISBN:
9780191745898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235759.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Russian Revolution of February 1917 was a defining event of the twentieth-century. In nine short days, the centuries-old tsarist regime was overthrown and a chain of events was set in motion that ... More


Exiled from Paris: The French Army, February–May 1848

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the French Army's role in Paris and the problem of military discipline during the spring of 1848. More specifically, it considers the army's indiscipline, partisan politics, ... More


Revolutions and Civil War

Jeronim Perović

in From Conquest to Deportation: The North Caucasus under Russian Rule

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190889890
eISBN:
9780190942991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889890.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The focus of this chapter is on the complex developments in the North Caucasus during the time of Revolution and Civil War (1917-1921). If the period of the February and October revolutions was ... More


The Costs of War, 1914–1917

Jennifer Siegel

in For Peace and Money: French and British Finance in the Service of Tsars and Commissars

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199387816
eISBN:
9780199387847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387816.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Russia’s war effort was almost immediately unsustainable without an enormous infusion of credit. However, while the pre–World War I loans had been constructed by the British and French bankers, the ... More


Eric Williams & the Making of the Modern Caribbean

Colin A. Palmer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829875
eISBN:
9781469605692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888506_palmer
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Born in Trinidad, Eric Williams (1911–81) founded the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's first modern political party in 1956, led the country to independence from the British culminating in 1962, and ... More


Historical Writing in France, 1800–1914

Pim den Boer

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that historical visions and future perspectives in France have always been dominated by the Revolution of 1789. Not only have historical visions been dominated by the subsequent ... More


Introduction

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book explores the military aspects of a political crisis from the government's viewpoint by focusing on France's use of public forces to control civil disorders in Paris in 1848. It considers ... More


Revolution and Reverberations

Elizabeth Harlan

in George Sand

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104172
eISBN:
9780300130560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104172.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on the February Revolution of 1848 and the advent of the Second Republic, which roused George Sand from the dejection into which the nightmare of family events had cast her. ... More


A Double Failure: Epistemology and the Crisis of a Settler Colonial Empire

Ian W. Campbell

in Knowledge and the Ends of Empire: Kazak Intermediaries and Russian Rule on the Steppe, 1731-1917

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501700798
eISBN:
9781501707902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700798.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the ideas behind Kazaks' economic and political estrangement from the Russian Empire as well as their attempts to claim a role for themselves—and defend their interests—within ... More


Confession at a Time of Revolution

Nadieszda Kizenko

in Good for the Souls: A History of Confession in the Russian Empire

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192896797
eISBN:
9780191919077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896797.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 7 explores how changes set in motion by rapid industrialization first climaxed in the Revolution of 1905, dropping confession rates. The Great War, initially sparking enthusiasm for the ... More


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