7 edition of Politics of Civil Wars found in the catalog.
Politics of Civil Wars
July 18, 2008 by Routledge .
Written in English
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“Armitage is a learned and winning tour guide, and Civil Wars a valuable mapping tool for that journey.” –Michael Moran, The Carnegie Reporter “Civil wars, bloody and long-lasting, are the worst source of violent conflict in the world today.
In this dazzling book, David Armitage illuminates this ancient scourge with fresh by: This book explains why Afghan warring groups constantly aligned with and double-crossed each other, and develops a theory on such behaviors in multiparty civil wars in general.
It shows that intergroup alliances and intra-group fractionalization are determined by the distribution of relative power among warring groups, rather than by ethnicity 5/5(3).
Overall, the book is a timely contribution following the pace of political change and conflict transformation in Myanmar. The volume will be of interest to scholars and readers of Myanmar politics, comparative politics, Asian ethnography, and peace studies.
Theoretically robust and empirically solid, this book clearly charts the course of contemporary civil wars using case studies from a variety of zones of conflict including Africa, Asia and Latin America to produce the most comprehensive guide to understanding civil wars in an interconnected and interdependent by: 6.
This innovative book connects pre-war politics to patterns of violence during civil war. It argues that both local political rivalry and local revenge account for violence against civilians. Armed groups perpetrate direct violence jointly with local civilians, who collaborate when Politics of Civil Wars book can help them gain or consolidate local political by: Politics in Illinois and the Union During the Civil War (Northern Illinois University) America’s Reconstruction: People and Politics After the Civil War (compiled by the University of Houston) For deeper reading concerning the events leading up to the war, the following Pulitzer Prize-winning books are highly recommended.
The Civil War was an explosive example of the one thing that American mythology says this country never has: class conflict—or, at least, class politics—in this case pitting slaveholders.
POLITICS. Don Fehrenbacher. THE DRED SCOTT CASE: Its Significance in American Law and Politics, Michael Holt. THE RISE AND FALL OF THE AMERICAN WHIG PARTY: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War, RECONSTRUCTION Michael Fitzgerald. URBAN EMANCIPATION: Popular Politics in Reconstruction Mobile.
And the language of civil war has burgeoned as democratic politics has become more violently fought. This book's unique perspective on the roots and dynamics of civil war, and on its shaping force in our conflict-ridden world, will be essential to the ongoing effort to grapple with this seemingly interminable problem.
In Civil Wars, June Jordan's battleground is the intersection of private and public reality, which she explores through a blending of personal reflection and political journal entries on the line between poetry and politics and a discussion of language and power in "White" versus "Black" English to First Amendment issues, children's rights, Black studies,/5.
“In Civil Wars Armitage traces the evolution of an explosive concept, not to pin down a proper meaning but to show why it remains so slippery In an era of transnational populism and anti-globalist revolt, this [book] is resonant.
The meaning of civil war, as Mr. Armitage shows, is as messy and multifaceted as the conflict it describes. While Confederate politics were a tangled web of contradictions, failures, and upheavals, politics in the United States continued fairly normally.
Despite the rebellion, the United States Constitution remained intact, elections were held, the two-party system persisted, and the federal government operated routinely (albeit without Deep South. The Logic of Violence in Civil War is a book which challenges the conventional view of violence in civil wars as irrational.
The main argument is that violence only emerges in those disputed territories, and it is generally driven not by the conflict itself, but by previous rancors and enmities Politics of Civil Wars book the population. "The Politics of Faith during the Civil War is an excellent analysis of political motivations of religious leaders of every sect, north and south." — The Advocate “[Wesley] delivers an engaging book-length study that details and examines the rhetorical practices of the clergy, their national organizations, and their congregations.
In their seminal study “Resort to Arms,” Small and Singer () defined a civil war as “any armed conflict that involves (a) military action internal to the metropole, (b) the active participation of the national government, and (c) effective resistance by both sides.” Internationalized civil wars constitute a newer classification, denoting a conflict involving Cited by: 2.
Politics of Civil Wars: Conflict, Intervention & Resolution by Amalendu Misra From reader reviews: Jose Banks: In other case, little persons like to read book Politics of Civil Wars: Conflict, Intervention & Resolution.
You can choose the best book if you like reading a book. Politics. An update on major political events, candidates, and parties twice a week. it's impossible when reading this book to avoid the conclusion that civil wars have shaped more of.
“Civil Wars, once confined to individual states, have now become “global” and we all live increasingly with the consequences. David Armitage’s book - learned, powerful and elegant – is the first to chart how our understanding of what a civil war is has changed over time, from ancient Rome, where the concept was first invented, to modern Syria.
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Kalyvas, Stathis. "'New' and 'Old' Civil Wars. A Valid Distinction?" World Politics 54 (): 3: The World Bank Approach to Civil War [Conflict Trap] Sambanis, Nicholas. "Expanding Economic Models of Civil War Using Case Studies." Perspectives on Politics 2, no. 2 (): II. Origins of Civil War: 4: Security Dilemmas.
This book is an in-depth analysis of the direct and indirect effects of three wars (English Civil War, s; American Revolution, s; and American Civil War, s) on both Great Britain and the United States.4/5. The Civil War America book series by multiple authors includes books Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession, Why Confederates Fought: Family and Nation in Civil War Virginia, Wars within a War: Controversy.
Published inthis memoir by Union general Ulysses S. Grant is one of the best primary sources on the Civil War. Although the book isn’t exclusively about the Civil War, since it also discusses Grant’s childhood and early life, about three-quarters of the book, which is about pages, is devoted to the war and is told through Grant.
'In this impressive work of scholarship, Lise Morjé Howard subjects UN peacekeeping in civil wars to critical and rigorous scrutiny this is a first-rate book that deserves wide readership in policy, university, and informed public circles.' Source: Perspectives on PoliticsCited by: It is often argued that the political and religious fissures created by the wars divided English society irrevocably, as demonstrated by the later bitter conflict between the Whig and Tory parties.
After the Civil Wars proposes instead that although there was political conflict, Charles II's reign was not a continuation of the divisions of the Cited by: In Civil Wars, June Jordan's battleground is the intersection of private and public reality, which she explores through a blending of personal reflection and political analysis.
From journal entries on the line between poetry and politics and a discussion of language and power in "White" versus "Black" English to First Amendment issues, children's rights, Black studies, American violence.
Book Description The first study of Restoration England from the point of view of both rulers and ruled, this volume offers a vital reappraisal of seventeenth century England. The civil wars had a traumatic effect on the English people: memories of bloodshed and destruction and the ultimate horror of the execution of Charles I continued to be.
Civil War: The Wars of the Three Kingdoms by Trevor Royle pp, Little,Brown, £ War and Politics in the Three Stuart Kingdoms by David Scott pp, Macmillan, £Author: Blair Worden. This article studies civil wars. Kalyvas defines a civil war as armed combat taking place within the boundaries of a recognized sovereign entity between parties that are subject to a common authority at the outset of the hostilities.
The article starts by determining why a study of civil war is important. This is followed by a section on the various macro findings and debates on civil war. A new book argues that the country needs to reclaim the “vital center” of politics. Skip to content. are the basis of the culture wars: America is one of “civil religion,” Gorski.
A civil war, also known as an intrastate war in polemology, is a war between organized groups within the same state or aim of one side may be to take control of the country or a region, to achieve independence for a region or to change government policies.
The term is a calque of the Latin bellum civile which was used to refer to the various civil wars of the Roman Sport: Football. Civil war is one of the most devastating and potentially transformative events that can befall a country. Despite an intuitive acknowledgment that civil war is a defining political moment in a state and society’s history, we know relatively little about the legacies of wartime social and political processes on post-war political : Pellumb Kelmendi, Amanda Rizkallah.
This book investigates the origins of civil wars which emerge from failed attempts at democratization. The main aim of this volume is to develop a theoretical explanation of the conditions under which and the mechanisms through which social movements’ struggles for democracy end up in civil war.
The pieces would present both sides of each major battle, and would be fair and free of politics. In commemoration of the th anniversary of the Civil War, the most enduring entries from the classic four-volume series Battles and Leaders of the Civil War have now been edited and merged into one definitive volume.
United States - United States - Secession and the politics of the Civil War, – In the South, Lincoln’s election was taken as the signal for secession, and on December 20 South Carolina became the first state to withdraw from the Union.
Promptly the other states of the lower South followed. Feeble efforts on the part of Buchanan’s administration to check secession failed. Cousins Wars Religion Politics Civil Warfare & the Triumph of Anglo America by Kevin Phillips available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.
A strikingly fresh and revisionist explanation for the rise of Anglo-America as the dominant. A decade ago, when David Armitage began working on his new book, Civil Wars: A History in Ideas, published this week by Knopf, he had no idea how relevant the subject would days, it.
ing of this form of civil wars and illuminate three impor-tant features of their dynamics: • First, they go beyond the quantitative studies of civil wars that became popular around the turn of the new century and which have reached a plateau in their capacity to inform or enlighten.2 • Second, each book uses both detailed narrative andFile Size: KB.