Coup D'etat: A Practical Handbook
The coup is the most frequently attempted method of changing government, and the most successful. Coup dâe(tm)Ă%tat outlines the mechanism of the coup and analyzes the conditionsâe"political, military, and social, that gives rise to it. In doing so, the book sheds much light on societies where power does indeed grow out of the barrel of a gun and the role of law is a concept little understood.
List of Figures
When is a Coup dÉtat Possible?
The Planning of the Coup dÉtat
The Execution of the Coup dÉtat
Appendix A The Economics of Repression
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