- Hannah Arendt ; introduction by Jonathan Schell.
- New York : Penguin Books, 2006.
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- xxix, 336 pages ; 20 cm
- Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-324) and index.
- War and revolution
- The meaning of revolution
- The social question
- The pursuit of happiness
- Foundation I: Constitutio libertatis
- Foundation II: Novus Ordo Saeclorum
- The revolutionary tradition and its lost treasure.
Tracing the gradual evolution of revolutions, Arendt predicts the changing relationship between war and revolution and the crucial role such combustive movements will play in the future of international relations.She looks at the principles which underlie all revolutions, starting with the first great examples in America and France, and showing how both the theory and practice of revolution have since developed. Finally, she foresees the changing relationship between war and revolution and the crucial changes in international relations, with revolution becoming the key tactic.
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- Originally published: New York : Viking Press, ©1963.
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