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Ousting General Pinochet

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Nonviolent Revolutions: Civil Resistance in the Late 20th Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778201
eISBN:
9780199897216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778201.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter analyzes the civilian uprising that ended Chile’s 16-year-long military dictatorship headed by General Augusto Pinochet. In the mid-1980s, citizens formed the Democratic Alliance to help ... More


"Revolutionary Jurisprudence"

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines how the Free Officers laid the groundwork for their revolution. During the first six months in power, the officers gradually came to see themselves not only as the vanguard of ... More


"The Secret of the Nine"

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the relations between the military junta and the officer corps that formed it. It first considers the role envisioned by the Free Officers for the army and for their own ... More


“Tilting Against Gray-Flannel Windmills”: U.S.-Argentine Relations, 1979–1980

William Michael Schmidli

in The Fate of Freedom Elsewhere: Human Rights and U.S. Cold War Policy toward Argentina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451966
eISBN:
9780801469626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451966.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses human rights and the U.S.–Argentine relations in 1979–1980. Having spearheaded U.S. efforts to promote human rights in Argentina for three years, Patricia Derian was outraged ... More


Old Monks, New Media, and the Limits of Soulcraft

Diane Winston

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In August 2007, the Burmese military junta raised the price of fuel by 500%, sparking panic in an already poverty-stricken nation. Subsequent reports of civilian protests were buried deep in ... More


Revolt

Kenton Clymer

in A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454486
eISBN:
9781501701023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454486.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter studies the situation faced by the United States in Burma in August 1988. The people challenged the ruling military junta, with Aung San Suu Kyi—daughter of Burma's martyred independence ... More


Toward Developmental Autocracy

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.8
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the rise of developmental autocracy in South Korea in 1961 following a turbulent period of successive student and military revolutions. It first appraises the role of U.S. ... More


"The Great Deception"

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines how the relations between the military junta and its allies, particularly communists and the Muslim Brotherhood, deteriorated. The Democratic Movement for National Liberation ... More


Development over Democracy

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.9
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the role of the United States and South Korea's military officers in creating and sustaining developmental autocracy in the country between 1961 and 1972. It suggests that ... More


Rewriting the Revolution

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book examines the formative period of the Egyptian revolution that began on July 23, 1952, when the Free Officers, a group of army officers led by Muhammad Nagib and Gamal Abdel Nasser, staged a ... More


“Down down with military rule”: The Second Wave against the Military Junta (February 12, 2011June 30, 2012)

Amy Austin Holmes

in Coups and Revolutions: Mass Mobilization, the Egyptian Military, and the United States from Mubarak to Sisi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190071455
eISBN:
9780190071486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071455.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

After Hosni Mubarak stepped down, Egypt was ruled by the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF). During this time, a new form of antimilitarist activism emerged for the first time in Egyptian ... More


The Retreat

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/9780190626013.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

For several reasons, prolonged participation in politics can endanger both the military as an institution and the leaders at the helm, prompting an abdication of political power. Military muscle ... More


Argentina and the IMF in Turbulent Times, 1976–1984

Stephen C. Nelson

in The Currency of Confidence: How Economic Beliefs Shape the IMF’s Relationship with Its Borrowers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705120
eISBN:
9781501708305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705120.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines Argentina's relationship with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during the period 1976–1984. It tracks Argentina's engagement with the IMF from the arrival of a Fund mission ... More


"A Country of Failure"

Joel Gordon

in Nasser's Blessed Movement: Egypt's Free Officers and the July RevolutionWith a New Introduction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167782
eISBN:
9781617978180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167782.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the background to the Free Officers' coup d'etat and the political bickering that followed by focusing on the parliamentary regime in its last years, between January 1950 and ... More


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