Strategic nonviolent conflict the dynamics of people power in the twentieth century by Peter Ackerman

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Nonviolence.,
  • Protest movements.,
  • Power (Social sciences)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-358) and index.

Book details

StatementPeter Ackerman and Christopher Kruegler ; with forewords by Gene Sharp and Thomas C. Schelling.
ContributionsKruegler, Christopher.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC328.3 .A28 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 366 p. ;
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1395538M
ISBN 100275939154, 0275939162
LC Control Number93002870

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