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The politics of violence

Carl Leiden

The politics of violence

revolution in the modern world

by Carl Leiden

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Revolutions,
  • Revolutions -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Carl Leiden and Karl M. Schmitt.
    GenreCase studies
    SeriesA Spectrum book
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 244 p.
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23251091M

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    As she demonstrates, violence was both a political language and a concrete strategy, a means of galvanizing support in the North, drawing attention to the violence inherent in slavery, preventing the rendition of fugitive slaves, and paying tribute to the revolution that had overthrown the slave system in Haiti."—Eric Foner, author of Gateway. Her book, then, is itself a moral intervention, one that combines social research and utopian politics.” — Idoo Tavory, Public Books “Safe Space asks so many pertinent questions, and provides such a satisfying analysis of the issues involved, that the book is simply a joy. If it leaves answers open, that is because the questions need to.

    The book Buddhism Betrayed?: Religion, Politics, and Violence in Sri Lanka, Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah is published by University of Chicago Press. Mark without politics -- The secret messiah -- The secret as Editorial Device -- The structure of Mark -- The king that didn't reign -- The messianiac secret and moral understanding -- V. Jesus and violence -- Moral understanding -- Violence and Moral understanding -- 1. Selective conscientious objection -- 2.


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