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Resisting rebellion [electronic resource] : the history and politics of counterinsurgency / Anthony James Joes.

By: Joes, Anthony James.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2004Description: 1 online resource (351 p.).ISBN: 0813171997 (electronic bk.); 9780813171999 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Counterinsurgency -- History | Counterinsurgency -- Political aspects | Counterinsurgency | Military Science | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science | HISTORY -- Military -- OtherGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Resisting rebellion.DDC classification: 355.02/18 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Prologue: Guerrilla Insurgency as a Political Problem; 1. Guerrilla Strategy and Tactics; 2. Some Wellsprings of Insurgency; 3. Religion and Insurgency in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centures; 4. Religion and Insurgency in the Twentieth Century; 5. Foreign Involvement with Insurgency; 6. Establishing Civilian Security; 7. Loyalists: Indigenous Anti-Insurgency; 8. The Centrality of Intelligence; 9. The Requirement of Rectitude; 10. The Utility of Amnesty; 11. The Question of Sufficient Force Levels; 12. Deploying U.S. Troops in a Counterinsurgent Role
Summary: In Resisting Rebellion, Anthony James Joes explores insurgencies ranging across five continents and spanning more than two centuries. Analyzing examples from North and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, he identifies recurrent patterns and offers useful lessons for future policymakers. Insurgencies arise from many sources of discontent, including foreign occupation, fraudulent elections, and religious persecution, but they also stem from ethnic hostilities, the aspirations of would-be elites, and traditions of political violence. Because insurgency is as much a political pheno
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-346) and index.

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In Resisting Rebellion, Anthony James Joes explores insurgencies ranging across five continents and spanning more than two centuries. Analyzing examples from North and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, he identifies recurrent patterns and offers useful lessons for future policymakers. Insurgencies arise from many sources of discontent, including foreign occupation, fraudulent elections, and religious persecution, but they also stem from ethnic hostilities, the aspirations of would-be elites, and traditions of political violence. Because insurgency is as much a political pheno

Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Prologue: Guerrilla Insurgency as a Political Problem; 1. Guerrilla Strategy and Tactics; 2. Some Wellsprings of Insurgency; 3. Religion and Insurgency in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centures; 4. Religion and Insurgency in the Twentieth Century; 5. Foreign Involvement with Insurgency; 6. Establishing Civilian Security; 7. Loyalists: Indigenous Anti-Insurgency; 8. The Centrality of Intelligence; 9. The Requirement of Rectitude; 10. The Utility of Amnesty; 11. The Question of Sufficient Force Levels; 12. Deploying U.S. Troops in a Counterinsurgent Role

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