Maoist Insurgency since Vietnam

Maoist Insurgency since Vietnam

by Thomas A. Marks
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0714641235

ISBN-13: 9780714641232

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is an analysis of revolutions based on the Maoist Mode. These insurgencies failed, having been successfully contained by their governments. How did the world's strongest power - America - fail where Third World governments have succeeded?

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This is an analysis of revolutions based on the Maoist Mode. These insurgencies failed, having been successfully contained by their governments. How did the world's strongest power - America - fail where Third World governments have succeeded?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714641232
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Maoist miscue I - the demise of the Communist party of Thailand, 1965-1983: growth of the Communist opposition to the old regime; construction of the CPT infrastructure; government response to the CPT; an alternative approach; contending ideological visions; new CPT strategic dimensions; changes in the international situation and strategic schism; government search for a new approach; Thai "People's War". Part 2 Maoist miscue II - the demise of the Communist party of the Philippines, 1968-1993: growth of the Communist opposition to the old regime; construction of the CPP infrastructure; contending ideological visions; government response to the CPP; government search for a new approach, Philippine "People's War". Part 3 The role of terror - the case of the Philippines: means to an end; insurgent infrastructure; use of terror, "Sparrows" and beyond. Part 4 Maoist miscue III - disintegration of the revolution in Sri Lanka: growth of the Communist opposition to the old regime; government response to the Tamil insurgence; rebellion and revolutionary process; government search for a counterinsurgency strategy; the international situation and the role of India; continuing developments; from bad to worse - India intervenes; renewed "People's War" in the south; revamped security apparatus. Part 5 Making revolution - Sendero Luminoso in Peru as Maoist conclusion 1980-: Maoist opposition to the old regime; construction of insurgent infrastructure; insurgent strategic dimensions; government search for an approach; the new hiatus, Peruvian "People's War".

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