Aldershot: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 1991.
First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #5579
Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Crisp hardcover.; Contents; Preface; Part I Revolutionary Reigns of Terror and Theory: 1. Violence at the Centre of Revolution: Civil Wars and Policy Choice; 2. Terror and the State: Totalitarian, Proto-Totalitarian and Revolutionary Regimes; 3. Reigns of Teror and the Lessons of Comparative History; Part II: The Classic Reigns of Terror: 4. The Archetypal Case; The Reign of Terror in the French Revolution; 5. Revolutionary Terror in the Russian Revolution: The Second Classic Case; 6. Old Revolutions, New Lessons: The American War of Independence and the Puritan Revolution; Part III: Guerrilla Movements and Civil War to Revolution: Introduction; 7. Cuba 1959: A Different Kind of Revolution; 8. Nicaragua 1979: Resisting Terror; 9. China 1949: A Counter-Case?; Part IV: Classic Revolutions in Modern Times: Introduction; 10. The Ethiopian Revolution: The Military Institute Terror; 11. The Iranian Revolution: Terror in the Islamic State; Part V: Conclusions: 12. Comparative Lessons from Revolutionary Terrors: The Establishment of the Revolutionary State; Appendix: Mexico 1911-1934; Bibliography; Index. ; Ex-Library; viii, 304 pages.