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Nonviolent revolutions : civil resistance in the late 20th century

Author: Sharon Erickson Nepstad
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Oxford studies in culture and politics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Nonviolent Revolutions, Sharon Erickson Nepstad analyzes civilian insurrections in China, East Germany, Panama, Chile, Kenya, and the Philippines.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Erickson Nepstad
ISBN: 9780199778201 0199778205
OCLC Number: 780220013
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 163-174.
Description: 1 vol. (XVIII-179 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface ; Acknowledgments ; Chapter 1 Nonviolent Power and Revolutionary Change ; PART I: Nonviolent Uprisings Against Socialist Regimes ; Chapter 2 The Tiananmen Tragedy and the Failed Chinese Uprising ; Chapter 3 The Collapse of the East German State ; PART II: Nonviolent Uprisings Against Military Regimes ; Chapter 4 Panama's Struggle for Democracy ; Chapter 5 Ousting Chile's General Pinochet ; PART III: Nonviolent Uprisings Against Personal Dictatorships ; Chapter 6 Kenyan Resistance to Daniel Arap Moi ; Chapter 7 The Philippines' "Bloodless Revolution" ; Chapter 8 Conclusion: How Civil Resistance Works ; References
Series Title: Oxford studies in culture and politics
Responsibility: Sharon Erickson Nepstad.
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