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Provisional Revolutionary Government

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

PRG the government of South Vietnam from 1969 till the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.

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Provisional Revolutionary Government

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

PRG the government of South Vietnam from 1969 till the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.

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Provisional Revolutionary Government

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 20 words.

PRG the government of South Vietnam from 1969 till the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.

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Collins, Michael (1890–1922), Irish revolutionary and chairman of the provisional government of the Irish Free State

Peter Hart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; UK Politics; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 3476 words.

Collins, Michael (1890–1922), Irish revolutionary and chairman of the provisional government of the Irish Free State, was born on 16 October 1890 at Woodfield, co. Cork, the third son and...

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PRG

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 5 words.

abbr. Provisional Revolutionary Government.

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Paris, Commune of (1871)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 169 words.

(15 March–26 May 1871)

A revolutionary government in Paris. It consisted of 92 members, who defied the provisional government

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Denikin, Anton Ivanovich (1872–1947)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 91 words.

(1872–1947)

Russian general and counter-revolutionary. The son of a serf, he served the Provisional Government as commander

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Paris Peace Accords (27 Jan. 1973)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 171 words.

A peace treaty negotiated chiefly between *Le Duc Theu and *Kissinger, signed by representatives of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), the Republic of Vietnam (South...

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Wuchang Uprising

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — World History.

(10 October 1911)

A revolt in the city of Wuchang that started the Chinese Revolution of 1911. An accidental explosion forced republican revolutionaries to begin a planned uprising...

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Wuchang Uprising (10 October 1911)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 83 words.

A revolt in the city of Wuchang that started the *Chinese Revolution of 1911. An accidental explosion forced republican revolutionaries to begin a planned uprising earlier than intended,...

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Alexander Feodorovich Kerensky

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1881–1970)

Russian revolutionary. He was a representative of the moderate Labour Party in the Fourth Duma (1912) and joined the Socialist Revolutionary Party during the Russian...

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Conclusion

Matthew Rendle.

in Defenders of the Motherland

November 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5844 words.

The conclusion argues that elites in Russia were far from obsolete by 1917 and that a move from a class‐based identity to one focused on professional concerns provided a basis for them to...

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Paris, Commune of (15 March–26 May 1871)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 171 words.

A revolutionary government in Paris. It consisted of 92 members, who defied the provisional government of *Thiers and of the National Assembly. The Commune, which had no connection with...

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Louis Auguste Blanqui

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

(1805–81)

French radical thinker and revolutionary leader. He launched an attack on the Paris Hotel de Ville in 1839. Sentenced to death, his sentence was later commuted to life...

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Anton Ivanovich Denikin

Overview page. Subjects: World History.

(1872–1947)

Russian general and counter-revolutionary. The son of a serf, he served the Provisional Government as commander of the Western Front in 1917. After the October...

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The Vargas Era: 1930–1945

Thomas E. Skidmore.

in Politics in Brazil, 1930 - 1964

October 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 17026 words.

This chapter begins by discussing how Getúlio Vargas became provisional President of Brazil in November 1930. It mentions the struggles over the presidential succession. It explains that...

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Paris Peace Accords

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(27 Jan. 1973)

A peace treaty negotiated chiefly between Le Duc Theu and Kissinger, signed by representatives of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), the Republic of...

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A State-in-Waiting

Gerard Keown.

in First of the Small Nations

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Political History. 8897 words.

The Anglo Irish Treaty of December 1921 established the Irish Free State as a dominion within the British Commonwealth at a time when the dominions did not have their own foreign policy or...

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Mikhail Ivanovich Tereshchenko

Semion Lyandres.

in The Fall of Tsarism

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 12387 words.

This chapter presents a translation of the Russian-language transcripts of the interview with Mikhail Ivanovich Tereshchenko (1886–1956), the deputy chairman of the all-Russian Central War...

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Defenders of the Motherland

Matthew Rendle.

November 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 288 pages.

The Russian Revolution of 1917 has long been seen in terms of the political manoeuvrings of revolutionary politicians and the actions of lower social groups. This book argues that elite...

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Lenin and the Soviets Between 1905 and 1917

Antonio Negri.

in Factory of Strategy

February 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Political Philosophy. 3459 words.

This chapter examines Vladimir Lenin’s position on the Soviet between 1905 and 1917. Lenin’s refusal to accept the either-or alternative between Soviet or party, his claim that the Soviet...

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