From Dictatorship to Democracy: A Guide to Nonviolent Resistance (Paperback)
  • From Dictatorship to Democracy: A Guide to Nonviolent Resistance (Paperback)
zoom

From Dictatorship to Democracy: A Guide to Nonviolent Resistance (Paperback)

(author)
£7.99
Paperback 160 Pages
Published: 12/01/2012
  • 10+ in stock

Usually dispatched within 2-3 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket
From Dictatorship to Democracy was a pamphlet, printed and distributed by Dr Gene Sharp and based on his study, over a period of forty years, on non-violent methods of demonstration. Now in its fourth edition, it was originally handed out by the Albert Einstein Institution, and although never actively promoted, to date it has been translated into thirty-one languages. This astonishing book travelled as a photocopied pamphlet from Burma to Indonesia, Serbia and most recently Egypt, Tunisia and Syria, with dissent in China also reported.

Surreptitiously handed out amongst youth uprisings the world over - how the 'how-to' guide came about and its role in the recent Arab uprisings is an extraordinary tale. Once read you'll find yourself urging others to read it and indeed want to gift it.

Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781846688393
Number of pages: 160
Weight: 140 g
Dimensions: 176 x 110 x 16 mm
Edition: Main


MEDIA REVIEWS

A book that must be read. It is scholarly, readable and highly relevant at a time when so many people are challenging the dictatorships under which they live. With his long historical understanding he offers really useful advice to people who are engaged on the same task today - Tony Benn

Sharp's contribution to the struggle for non-violence protest in the Arab world has been immense. After many years of persistent effort he has been fully vindicated. - Raja Shehadeh

You may also be interested in...

Ruling the Void
Added to basket
£13.99
Paperback
In His Own Words
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Democracy In America
Added to basket
The Silent State
Added to basket
£15.99
Paperback
Hatred of Democracy
Added to basket
The American Senate
Added to basket
£18.49
Paperback
The Athenian Constitution
Added to basket
Models of Democracy
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
Democracy: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Listening to Grasshoppers
Added to basket
The Return of the Public
Added to basket
The Chartists
Added to basket
£17.00
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.

env: aptum
branch: