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On Counterrevolution

Semantic Investigations of a Counterconcept during the French Revolution

Friedemann Pestel

“When Orpheus looked for Eurydice in the underworld, the Gods prescribed him not to look behind. That is the symbol of a counterrevolution” 1 asserted? Francois Dominique de Reynaud de Montlosier, a prolific émigré writer and journalist, in a

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“Home Is Home No Longer”

Political Struggle in the Domestic Sphere in Postarmistice Hungary, 1919-1922

Emily R. Gioielli

diplomacy. Studies of the postarmistice Hungarian revolutions and counterrevolution have mostly focused on high politics, military affairs, and the Treaty of Trianon. 3 The paucity of social history perspectives has made the crises following World War I

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Powerlessness and Unfairness

A Letter to Jan Zielonka

Henri Vogt

reply to you. Counter-Revolution continues a historical chain of publications. In 1990, Dahrendorf himself penned a book-length letter named “Reflections on the Revolution in Europe” to a Polish gentleman; he followed the example set by Edmund Burke

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Radical Right-Wing Populists in Parliament

Examining the Alternative for Germany in European Context

Lars Rensmann

typical or “normalized,” radical(ized) right-wing populist movement-party that expresses and fosters profound sociocultural discontent, political polarization, and a broader authoritarian-nationalist, politico-cultural “noisy counterrevolution” in and

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

within, and far beyond, modern Rwanda. Martha Lagace Boston University Counterrevolution: The Global Rise of the Far Right , By Walden Bello. Blackpoint: Fernwood Publishing, 2019. 196 pp. Paperback. ISBN: 978-1-77363-221-6. The second

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Lars Rensmann

Despite several breakthroughs that indicate radical right parties' significant electoral potential, they remain highly volatile players in both Poland and eastern Germany. This is puzzling because radical right competitors can benefit from favorable politico-cultural conditions shaped by postcommunist legacies. The electoral markets in Poland and the eastern German Länder show low levels of affective party identification and low levels of political trust in mainstream parties and government institutions. Most importantly, there is a sizeable, yet largely unrepresented segment of voters who share salient counter-cosmopolitan preferences. They point to a “silent counterrevolution“ against globalization and cosmopolitan value change that displays substantive affinities to radical right ideology. Offering a transborder regional comparison of the four most relevant radical right parties and their conditions for electoral mobilization in Poland and eastern Germany, this article argues that the radical right's crossnational volatility-and often underperformance-in elections is mainly caused by internal supply side factors. They range from organizational deficiencies, leadership issues, and internal feuds, to strategic failures and a lack of democratic responsiveness. In turn, the disequilibrium between counter-cosmopolitan demand and its political representation is likely to be reduced if radical right competitors become more effective agents of electoral mobilization-or new, better organized ones emerge.

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Editorial

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Jean-Paul Gagnon and Selen A. Ercan

. In critical commentary, Henri Vogt writes a letter to Jan Zielonka as a response to his book – Counter-Revolution – in which Zielonka laments the decline of liberalism in Europe. Vogt challenges Zielonka's analysis by pointing out that the concepts

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Falling Apart Together

On Viewing Ali Atassi’s Our Terrible Country from Beirut

Ira Allen

, Counterrevolution, and Imperialism in Syria,” he articulates the difficulty of any Syrian revolution’s taking place within the context of U.S., Russian, Turkish, and other imperialisms: “It is a fiction that we wanted the Americans to intervene and they refused. The

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Eilon Schwartz

Counterrevolutions . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press .

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Randolph Miller

counterrevolution. After the persecutions started, new visions from Sacred Heart devotees promised protection for those who wore the emblem. 39 A rumor that Louis XVI and his family had taken an oath to the Sacred Heart increased the connections between Sacred