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Carving out the Guerrilla Sanctuary

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The failure of their enterprise in the occupied territories left the guerrilla groups in flux, much as the June 1967 war had brought the legitimacy of the PLO leadership into question. Yet, as in ... More


Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Yezid Sayigh

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book spans an entire epoch in the history of the contemporary Palestinian national movement, from the establishment of Israel in 1948, to the PLO-Israel accord of 1993. Contrary to the ... More


Precursors to Colombia's Autodefensas

Julie Mazzei

in Death Squads or Self-Defense Forces?: How Paramilitary Groups Emerge and Challenge Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833063
eISBN:
9781469605524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898611_mazzei.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the internal conflict in Colombia, which dated back more than four decades, with State security forces pitted against several insurgent guerrilla groups. During the late 1980s ... More


The Frontier Effect: State Formation and Violence in Colombia

Teo Ballvé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747533
eISBN:
9781501747564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747533.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book challenges the notion that in Urabá, Colombia, the cause of the region's violent history and unruly contemporary condition is the absence of the state. Although the book takes this locally ... More


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