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New book: Dan Chirot on iconic revolutions from around the world

March 5, 2020

Dan Chirot book 2020

In his new book You Say You Want a Revolution? Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences, published in March 2020 by Princeton University Press, Daniel Chirot, Herbert J. Ellison Professor of Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Jackson School, examines what lessons can be drawn from iconic revolutions of modern times, in a world where political extremism is on the rise and rational reform based on moderation and compromise often seems impossible to achieve.

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