Ivor Benson

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The main argument which I seek to establish in this paper falls into three parts and can be summarized as follows: The history of South Africa, since shortly before the beginning of the Anglo-Boer War in 1899, epitomizes the history of the world over the same period\. The world revolutionary …

While all are agreed that the overthrow of the Russian Empire in 1917 was one of the most important happenings in recorded history, honest attempts to find out exactly what did happen, how it was planned and carried out, have always been attended by difficulty and danger. In the Soviet …

An exploration of the Islamic Revolution in Iran and its meaning for the rest of the world can begin with three wide-ranging generalizations: The Iranian Revolution showed that religion can still be a more potent mobilizer of mass political action than can secular ideologies; The revolution challenges the cultural hegemony …