Crane Brinton

Crane Brinton - struggle. The idealists are not good...

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Crane Brinton – Anatomy of Revolutions 1. Intellectual discontent People meet in cafes to discuss and plot, they publish pamphlets and make speeches, hold demonstrations. 2. Successful skirmish An early battle of some kind is won, and the movement comes to the attention of a wide audience. There is a happy honeymoon feeling of success. 3. Reign of terror The leaders have a power
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Unformatted text preview: struggle. The idealists are not good managers. The extremists take over. There is a central leader who decides who is in or out. 4. Thermidor reaction (named after the hot month that was called thermidor in the new French revolutionary calendar). Calm and acceptance come, and the revolution is established as the new order....
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