Victorious insurgencies : four rebellions that shaped our world (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Victorious insurgencies : four rebellions that shaped our world

Author: Anthony James Joes
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2010.
Series: UPSO - University Press of Kentucky E-Books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Insurgencies, especially in the form of guerrilla warfare, continue to erupt across many parts of the globe. Most of these rebellions fail, but Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World analyzes four twentieth-century conflicts in which the success of the insurgents permanently altered the global political arena: the Maoists in China against Chiang Kai-shek and the Japanese in the 1930s and 1940s; the Viet Minh in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Joes, Anthony James.
Victorious insurgencies.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2010
(DLC) 2010023315
(OCoLC)639159514
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony James Joes
ISBN: 9780813129723 0813129729 9780813139869 0813139864 9780813135588 0813135583
OCLC Number: 703156883
Description: 1 online resource (319 pages) : maps
Contents: Introduction: who cares about yesterday's wars? --
China : the long war, 1929-1949 --
French Vietnam : a war of illusions --
Cuba : the house of cards --
Afghanistan : end of the Red Empire --
Lessons learned--or not.
Series Title: UPSO - University Press of Kentucky E-Books.
Responsibility: Anthony James Joes.

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Most of these rebellions fail, but Four Rebellions that Shaped Our World analyzes four twentieth-century conflicts in which the success of the insurgents permanently altered the global political  Read more...

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