Rebellion, Revolution, and Armed Force

Rebellion, Revolution, and Armed Force

A Comparative Study of Fifteen Countries with Special Emphasis on Cuba and South Africa

1st Edition - January 28, 1974

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  • Author: D.E.H. Russell
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483260952

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Rebellion, Revolution, and Armed Force: A Comparative Study of Fifteen Countries with Special Emphasis on Cuba and South Africa examines the role of armed forces in rebellion. This book raises and discusses the general question relating to oppression. Organized into eight chapters, this book begins with an overview of relevant literature on rebellion and revolution. This text then discusses the concept of rebellion and considers its relationship to revolution. Other chapters critically evaluate the literature on revolution and rebellion. This book discusses as well the methods used for selecting the seven cases of successful and seven cases of unsuccessful rebellion based on data sources. The final chapter summarizes and examines each of the unsuccessful cases of rebellion in Austria, Cuba, Colombia, Italy, Honduras, Spain, and Burma. This book is a valuable resource for historians, sociologists, teachers, researchers, and students.

Table of Contents

  • Preface



    Chapter 1 The Ancien Regime, Its Armed Forces, and the Outcome of Rebellion: The Wisdom of the Past

    Chapter 2 Oppression and Rebellion: A Comparison of Cub and South Africa

    Chapter 3 South Africa's Missing Rebellion: A Search for Explanations

    Chapter 4 Rebellion and Revolution: Conceptual Clarifications

    Chapter 5 Method: The Whys and Wherefores of an Empirical Study

    Chapter 6 Analysis, Conclusions, and Implications

    Chapter 7 Successful Rebellions and the Behavior of the Armed Forces

    1. Afghanistan — The Successful Rebellion of 1929

    2. Albania — The Successful Rebellion of 1924

    3. Bolivia — The Successful Rebellion of 1952

    4. Brazil — The Successful Rebellion of 1930

    5. China — The Successful Rebellion of 1949

    6. Cuba — The Successful Rebellion of 1959

    7. Mexico — The Successful Rebellion of 1911

    Chapter 8 Unsuccessful Rebellions and the Behavior of the Armed Forces

    8. Austria — The Unsuccessful Rebellion of 1934

    9. Burma — The Unsuccessful Rebellion of 1953

    10. Colombia — The Unsuccessful Rebellion of 1948

    11. Cuba — The Unsuccessful Rebellion of 1912

    12. Honduras — The Unsuccessful Rebellion of 1933

    13. Italy — The Unsuccessful Rebellion of 1914

    14. Spain — The Unsuccessful Rebellion of 1934

    Appendix I Operationalizing the Definition of Mass Rebellion

    Appendix II Diagrams of Case Selection Procedure

    Appendix III Assessments of Scale of Rebellions Sampled

    1. Afghanistan (1929)

    2. Albania (1924)

    3. Bolivia (1952)

    4. Brazil (1930)

    5. China (1927-1949)

    6. Cuba (1953-1959)

    7. Mexico (1910-1911)

    8. Austria (1934)

    9. Burma (1948-1953)

    10. Colombia (1948)

    11. Cuba (1912)

    12. Honduras (1933)

    13. Italy (1914)

    14. Spain (1934)



Product details

  • No. of pages: 224
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1974
  • Published: January 28, 1974
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483260952

About the Author

D.E.H. Russell

About the Editors

Charles Tilly

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Michigan, U.S.A.

Edward Shorter

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Toronto, Canada

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