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Vanishing Coup - a book by Perkins, Ivan

Vanishing Coup

The Pattern of World History since 1310

Vanishing Coup( )
Author: Perkins, Ivan
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $83.00
Book Description:

This thoughtful and engaging book offers the first extended analysis of coups, a central factor shaping world history and politics. Ivan Perkins introduces a new theory to explain why a military coup or revolution is such an unthinkable prospect in advanced democracies. Focusing especially on the first three coup-free states--the Venetian Republic, Great Britain, and the United States--the book traces the evolutionary origins of political violence and the historical rise of republican...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Violence In Society
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.26 x 9.32 x 0.98 Inches
Book Weight:1.36 Pounds

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