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Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, Why Women Protest: Women's Movements in Chile
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written by Lisa Baldez, 1964-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 255 page(s)
This book compares two ideologically opposed examples of women's movements in Chile: the movement against the democratically-elected government of President Salvador Allende and that against the dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. This book explains the similarities between these movements.
written by Lisa Baldez, 1964-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2002), 255 page(s)
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Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
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directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours

Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a gifted journalist and brilliant writer. Now after more than 30 years in prison, Mumia is not only still alive but continuing to report, provoke, and inspire.

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary is an inspiring po...

directed by Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987; produced by Noelle Hanrahan, 1963-, Katyana Farzanrad, fl. 2003 and Stephen Vittoria, fl. 1987, Prison Radio and Street Legal Cinema (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2012), 2 hours
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Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics, Social Revolutions in the Modern World
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written by Theda Skocpol, 1947-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1994, originally published 1994), 366 page(s)
In this collection of essays, Theda Skocpol, author of the award-winning book, States and Social Revolutions (1979), updates her arguments about social revolutions. How are we to understand recent revolutionary upheavals in countries across the globe? Why have social revolutions happened in some countries, but n...
written by Theda Skocpol, 1947-, in Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1994, originally published 1994), 366 page(s)
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Socialist Europe and Revolutionary Russia: Perception and Prejudice 1848–1923
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written by Bruno Naarden, 1940- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992, originally published 1992), 605 page(s)
Socialist Europe and Revolutionary Russia: Perception and Prejudice 1848–1923 analyses perceptions and images of Russia held by European socialists in the period between the revolutions of 1848 and firm establishment of the Soviet regime in the early 1920s. Professor Naarden investigates in detail the sometimes...
written by Bruno Naarden, 1940- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992, originally published 1992), 605 page(s)
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written by David W. Morgan, 1938- (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1975), 499 page(s)
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Cambridge Essential Histories, The Spanish Civil War
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written by Stanley G. Payne, 1934-, in Cambridge Essential Histories (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 286 page(s)
This book is the first general history of the Spanish Civil War to provide a clear and objective account of its origins in Spanish domestic affairs. It treats controversial issues of revolution, counter-revolution, political repressions and foreign intervention and non-intervention, as well as giving a detailed mi...
written by Stanley G. Payne, 1934-, in Cambridge Essential Histories (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2012, originally published 2012), 286 page(s)
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8 Judicial Rejection as Substantial Relief: The Israeli Supreme Court and the 'War on Terror'
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written by Keren Weinshall-Margel, fl. 2010 and Menachem Hofnung, fl. 2010; in Courts and Terrorism: Nine Nations Balance Rights and Security (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011, originally published 2011)
written by Keren Weinshall-Margel, fl. 2010 and Menachem Hofnung, fl. 2010; in Courts and Terrorism: Nine Nations Balance Rights and Security (New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2011, originally published 2011)