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The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Author: Zoltan D Barany
Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2012.
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Looking at how armies supportive of democracy are built, this title argues that the military is the important institution that states maintain, for without military elites who support democratic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zoltan D Barany
OCLC Number: 941310881
Notes: Book.
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 Chapter 1 What Does a Democratic Army Look Like? 14 BUILDING DEMOCRATIC ARMIES After War Chapter 2 After World War II: Germany, Japan, and Hungary 47 Chapter 3 After Civil War: Bosnia and Herzegovina, El Salvador, and Lebanon 78 After Regime Change Chapter 4 After Military Rule in Europe: Spain, Portugal, and Greece 113 Chapter 5 After Military Rule in Latin America: Argentina, Chile, and Guatemala 143 Chapter 6 After Military Rule in Asia: South Korea, Thailand, and Indonesia 178 Chapter 7 After State-Socialism in Europe: Slovenia, Russia, and Romania 212 After State Transformation Chapter 8 After Colonial Rule in Asia: India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh 245 Chapter 9 After Colonial Rule in Africa: Ghana, Tanzania, and Botswana 275 Chapter 10 After (Re)Unification and Apartheid: Germany, South Africa, and Yemen 303 Conclusion 339 Notes 359 Bibliography 409 Index 443

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