Autocracy, Modernization, and Revolution in Russia and Iran (Princeton Legacy Library)

Autocracy, Modernization, and Revolution in Russia and Iran (Princeton Legacy Library)

Tim McDaniel


What did the Russian revolution of 1917 and the Iranian revolution of 1978-1979 proportion along with their drama? How do we examine a revolution led by way of Lenin with one encouraged through Khomeini? How is a revolution dependent totally on the city operating type just like one based to an important measure on conventional teams just like the bazaaris, small craftsmen, and spiritual scholars and preachers? choosing a particular path to modernity--autocratic modernization--Tim McDaniel explores the dilemmas inherent within the efforts of autocratic monarchies in Russia and Iran to remodel their international locations into glossy commercial societies.

Originally released in 1991.

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