The Vogue of Revolution in Poor Countries

The Vogue of Revolution in Poor Countries

by Forrest D. Colburn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691036762
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 08/28/1994
Pages: 152
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Forrest D. Colburn is the author of, among other works, Managing the Commanding Heights: Nicaragua's State Enterprises.

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction, Definitions, and Thesis3
2The Intellectual Culture of Contemporary Revolutions20
3Seizing Power36
4State-Building49
5Dependency, Administration, and Foot-Dragging63
6War78
7The Withering Away of an Idea89
8Conceptual and Theoretical Considerations97
Plates107
Bibliography125
Index131

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