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Settling Accounts With the Past in a Troubled Transition to Democracy: The Portuguese Case

António Costa Pinto

in The Politics of Memory and Democratization

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240906
eISBN:
9780191598869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240906.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The military coup of 25 April 1974 in Portugal initiated the ‘third wave’ of democratic transitions in southern Europe. The transition and subsequent process of democratic consolidation evolved in ... More


The Authoritarian Republic, 1958–1968

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses events following the demise of Iraq's monarchy in 1958. The demise of the monarchy was met with almost universal approval by the Iraqi people. During the first week after the ... More


Aristide's Government, the Coup, and the International Response, January 1991-November 1992

David Malone

in Decision-Making in the UN Security Council: The Case of Haiti, 1990-1997

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294832
eISBN:
9780191685071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294832.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

President Aristide held power in 1991 only from 7 February to 30 September. His own behaviour as a political leader demonstrated that Haiti's political culture remained steeped in fear, intimidation, ... More


Turbulence in Governance, 1936–1958

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses events surrounding the 1936 Bakr Sidqi military coup. On October 29, 1936, planes from the infant Royal Iraqi Air Force circled over Baghdad then dropped leaflets demanding the ... More


The End of the Spanish Empire, 1898–1923

Sebastian Balfour

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205074
eISBN:
9780191676482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205074.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book provides a full account of Spain's disastrous war with the United States in 1898, in which she lost the remnants of her old empire. It also gives a comprehensive analysis of the ensuing ... More


The State Rules without Rules, 1968–2003

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the events following the military coup on July 17, 1968, that ushered in the Ba'thist/Saddamist era. The Ba'thists were in no mood to share power with officers claiming ... More


Allende's Chile and the Inter-American Cold War

Tanya Harmer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834954
eISBN:
9781469602721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869246_harmer
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Fidel Castro described Salvador Allende's democratic election as president of Chile in 1970 as the most important revolutionary triumph in Latin America after the Cuban revolution. Yet celebrations ... More


The Probability of Military Rule in Africa, 1970 to 2007

Raul Caruso, Jacopo Costa, and Roberto Ricciuti

in The Economics of Conflict: Theory and Empirical Evidence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026895
eISBN:
9780262321976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026895.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter relates income, ethnic fractionalization, and external threat levels to the probability of military coups in Africa. It shows that per capita income has a negative effect on the ... More


Nationalism and the Ethnosectarian Divide, 1936–1958

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter analyzes the growing divide between political elites in the wake of the military coup. In fact, the aftermath of the Bakr Sidqi coup can be seen as an effort by the out-group to move ... More


The June 30th Coup

Kira D. Jumet

in Contesting the Repressive State: Why Ordinary Egyptians Protested During the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190688455
eISBN:
9780190688493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688455.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This chapter identifies the discrepancy between real and perceived political opportunities and the effect this gap had on political mobilization for the June 30th protests in Egypt. The chapter ... More


Conclusion: Revolution, Reform, and Resilience

Hazem Kandil

in The Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in Regime Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190239206
eISBN:
9780190239237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239206.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The present study examined the processes of regime change in Iran, Turkey, and Egypt. It began with the coups that founded their various regimes and the division of power between military, security, ... More


Conclusion: A New Kind of Byronism

David Roessel

in In Byron's Shadow: Modern Greece in the English and American Imagination

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195143867
eISBN:
9780199871872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143867.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This concluding chapter looks at the Greece brought into existence by Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell. The two authors reinvested modern Greece with meaning by stripping it of all political ... More


The Last Years, 1933–6

Ioannis S. Koliopoulos

in Eleftherios Venizelos: The Trials of Statesmanship

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624782
eISBN:
9780748671267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624782.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Venizelos' departure from the Greek political scene, which came about in the same way that he entered it: in the wake of a military coup. Unlike the other great statesman of ... More


Hogan’s Heroes

Ozan O. Varol

in The Democratic Coup d'État

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190626013
eISBN:
9780190626051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626013.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter defines the key terms used throughout the book: military, military coup, and popular revolution. The military, also known as the armed forces, is the state institution responsible for ... More


Fiji

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.12
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

In the Fiji archipelago no chief established paramount authority. From 1871, a constitutional government based on the person and influence of Seru Ebenezer Cakobau, Vunivalu of Bau, began a process ... More


Biography Intersects History

Martha K. Hugginsv, Mika Haritos-Fatouros, and Philip G. Zimbardo

in Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234468
eISBN:
9780520928916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234468.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter lays out the historical foundation for understanding state-sponsored torture and murder in Brazil by weaving violence workers' biographies into the three decades of Brazilian history ... More


Introduction: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime—Brazil

Nina Schneider

in Brazilian Propaganda: Legitimizing an Authoritarian Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049908
eISBN:
9780813050362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049908.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter introduces the history of the civilian-military regime, describes its core characteristics, outlines key tenets and ideologies used to legitimize the 1964 coup, and describes the ensuing ... More


Epilogue

Patrick Barr-Melej

in Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The epilogue briefly pushes the book’s discussion forward in time, into 1974, when countercultural youths faced very different conditions put upon them by a military regime whose leaders were ... More


Lives in Context

M. Hakan Yavuz

in Toward an Islamic Enlightenment: The Gülen Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199927999
eISBN:
9780199980543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927999.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines Gülen's life story within the context of larger sociohistorical factors. Gülen's vision and mission are crucially grounded in the prevailing social and historical context of ... More


Internet Politics in Thailand after the 2006 Coup: Regulation by Code and a Contested Ideological Terrain

Pirongrong Ramasoota

in Access Contested: Security, Identity, and Resistance in Asian Cyberspace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016780
eISBN:
9780262298919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016780.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the Internet filtering evolution in Thailand particularly after the 2006 military coup. Legal measures to control online communication in Thailand after the coup, including ... More


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