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On Revolt

Strategies of National Liberation

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674733381

Publication Date: 01/01/1976

272 pages

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  • Preface
  • Part One: Revolts and Strategies of National Liberation
    • 1. The Nature of Revolt
    • 2. The British Imperial Stage
  • Part Two: Revolts against the Crown
    • 3. The Palestinian Archetype: Irgun and the Strategy of Leverage
    • 4. Two Alternative Strategies: Agitation in the Gold Coast and Communism in Malaya
    • 5. Two Flawed Strategies: The Mau Mau in Kenya and the Egyptian Fedayeen in the Suez Canal Zone
    • 6. Two Classical Confrontations: Containment of EOKA in Cyprus and Concession to the NLF in South Arabia
  • Part Three: On Revolt: Matrix, Models, and a Template
    • 7. A Generation of Violent Dialogue: The Evolving British Matrix
    • 8. The Rebel Models
    • 9. An Irish Template
  • Part Four: The Rebel Vocation
    • 10. The Lethal Dialogue
  • Sources
  • Notes
  • Index

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