About the Encyclopedia

Available on the Blackwell Reference Online platform or as an 8-volume set in print, this Encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource covering the history of protest and revolution over the past 500 years – throughout the modern era of mass movements.

The first historical encyclopedia of its kind, it contains:

  • Specially commissioned entries in A-Z format, from an internationally diverse editorial board and contributors
  • Clear, concise explanations of events and larger social movements, and biographies of key people – ranging from 250 to 5000 words
  • Summaries of major uprisings and protest movements: the ideas, ideologies, and activists that propelled them; how they unfolded; their roots, goals, tactics, and influence; and their successes and failures
  • Over 150 photographs, figures, and maps

The online version offers the following key features:

  • Easy to navigate, 24/7 access to this major resource
  • Additional content, an image gallery to use in lectures
  • Powerful searching, browsing, and cross-referencing capabilities, including Open URL linking, with all entries classified by key topic, subject, place, people, and period
  • Entries print in a clean, easy-to-read format, which includes citation, cross-references, and suggestions for further reading
  • Annual updates
  • Links to comprehensive collection through Blackwell Reference Online
  • Easy access for your library:
    • Unlimited multiple-user, self administered, access
    • Download COUNTER-compliant usage data
    • MARC records support
    • Flexible purchase/subscription options
    • DOIs at entry level ensure permanent URLs for easy upload into your library’s OPAC
    • OpenURL and Z39.50 compliance

More benefits of the online version

ISBN: 978-1-4051-8464-9 / HB / 7 VOLUMES + INDEX VOLUME



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