Coup d'Etat: A Practical Handbook

Coup d'Etat: A Practical Handbook

by Edward N Luttwak
     
 

The coup is the most frequently attempted method of changing government, and the most successful. Coup d' État outlines the mechanism of the coup and analyzes the conditions—political, military, and social, that gives rise to it. In doing so, the book sheds much light on societies where power does indeed grow out of the barrel of a gun and the

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The coup is the most frequently attempted method of changing government, and the most successful. Coup d' État outlines the mechanism of the coup and analyzes the conditions—political, military, and social, that gives rise to it. In doing so, the book sheds much light on societies where power does indeed grow out of the barrel of a gun and the role of law is a concept little understood.

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ISBN-13:
9780674175464
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
11/12/1979
Pages:
216

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