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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
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