Blueprint for Revolution: How to Use Rice Pudding, Lego Men, and Other Nonviolent Techniques to Galvanize Communities, Overthrow Dictators, or Simply Change the World

Blueprint for Revolution: How to Use Rice Pudding, Lego Men, and Other Nonviolent Techniques to Galvanize Communities, Overthrow Dictators, or Simply Change the World

by Srdja Popovic, Matthew Miller

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ISBN-13: 9780812995305
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/03/2015
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 537,894
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Srdja Popovic is a Serbian political activist and executive director of the Centre for Applied Nonviolent Action and Strategies (CANVAS). He was a leader of the student movement Otpor!, which helped topple Serbian president Slobodan Milošević. He has taught at the Harvard Kennedy School, NYU, and the University of Colorado, among others. He lives in Belgrade.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

List of Illustrations xiii

Chapter I It Can Never Happen Here 3

Chapter II Dream Big, Start Small 29

Chapter III Vision of Tomorrow 55

Chapter IV The Almighty Pillars of Power 77

Chapter V Laugh Your Way to Victory 97

Chapter VI Make Oppression Backfire 125

Chapter VII It's Unity, Stupid! 151

Chapter VIII Plan Your Way to Victory 173

Chapter IX The Demons of Violence 195

Chapter X Finish What You Started 215

Chapter XI It Had to Be You 239

Before We Say Goodbye 255

Acknowledgments 263

Notes 267

Index 273

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