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Nonviolent Revolutions: Civil Resistance in the Late Twentieth Century

Author: Sharon Erickson Nepstad

Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 2011, pp. 178

Compares ‘unsuccessful’ and ‘successful’ movements against Socialist regimes (Tiananmen and East Germany 1989), against military regimes (Panama and Chile in the 1980s) and against personal dictators (Kenyan opposition to Moi and the Philippines struggle against Marcos). Draws some fairly brief general conclusions.