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Asia's unknown uprisings Volume 2, People power in the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand, and Indonesia, 1947-2009

Author: George N Katsiaficas
Publisher: Oakland, CA : PM, ©2013.
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The grassroots movements in nine places in East Asia in the 1980s and 1990s are empirically reconstructed in this volume. Asian history, especially radical history, is a subject often glossed over in the West. Seeking to remedy that, this book begins with an overview of late-20th-century history, the context within which these movements arose. The author relates Asian uprisings to predecessors in 1968 and shows  Read more...
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Katsiaficas, George.
Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 2 : People Power in the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand and Indonesia 1947-2009.
Chicago : PM Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George N Katsiaficas
ISBN: 9781604868586 1604868589 9781604868562 1604868562
OCLC Number: 847623509
Description: 1 online resource (491 pages :) : illustrations, charts
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Charts and Graphs; List of Photographs; List of Abbreviations; Preface; Chapter 1 A World of Uprisings; Chapter 2 The Philippines; Chapter 3 Burma; Chapter 4 Tibet; Chapter 5 China; Chapter 6 Taiwan; Chapter 7 Nepal; Chapter 8 Bangladesh; Chapter 9 Thailand; Chapter 10 Indonesia; Chapter 11 People Power and Its Limits; Chapter 12 The Commune: Freedom's Phenomenological Form; Chapter 13 Organizations and Movements; Chapter 14 The Changing Face of the Proletariat; Chapter 15 Uprisings in Comparative Perspective. Chapter 16 The System Is the ProblemInterviews; Credits; About the Author; Index.
Responsibility: George Katsiaficas.

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The grassroots movements in nine places in East Asia in the 1980s and 1990s are empirically reconstructed in this volume. Asian history, especially radical history, is a subject often glossed over in the West. Seeking to remedy that, this book begins with an overview of late-20th-century history, the context within which these movements arose. The author relates Asian uprisings to predecessors in 1968 and shows their subsequent influence on the wave of uprisings that swept Eastern Europe at the end of the 1980s. Then, by detailing the histories.

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