The People's Two Rhythms: Charles Tilly and the Study of Contentious Politics. A Review Article

Sidney Tarrow
1996 Comparative Studies in Society and History  
In recent years, there has been an "event-ful return" in historical sociology and social history. Using new and swifter computational technologies, social scientists are employing systematic empirical methods to analyze population ecologies, social conflicts, and political struggles. This is no surprise-although the advances in computational technology have raised it to a new level of sophistication. But interpretive social scientists are focusing more on agency and actions too, promising a
more » ... oo, promising a convergence-after years of growing distancebetween cliometrics and interpretation and between social and cultural history.
doi:10.1017/s0010417500020065 fatcat:ktwn4s7iu5b57ikxwv65ro54lq