[KINDLE] ✓ Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 2: People Power in the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand and Indonesia 1947-2009 | By ☆ George Katsiaficas #2020


  • Title: Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 2: People Power in the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand and Indonesia 1947-2009
  • Author: George Katsiaficas
  • ISBN: 9781604864885
  • Page: 263
  • Format: Paperback

  • Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 2: People Power in the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand and Indonesia 1947-2009 By George Katsiaficas The grassroots movements in nine places in East Asia in the 1980s and 1990s are empirically reconstructed in this volume Asian history, especially radical history, is a subject often glossed over in the West Seeking to remedy that, this book begins with an overview of late 20th century history, the context within which these movements arose The author relates Asian upriThe grassroots movements in nine places in East Asia in the 1980s and 1990s are empirically reconstructed in this volume Asian history, especially radical history, is a subject often glossed over in the West Seeking to remedy that, this book begins with an overview of late 20th century history, the context within which these movements arose The author relates Asian uprisings to predecessors in 1968 and shows their subsequent influence on the wave of uprisings that swept Eastern Europe at the end of the 1980s Then, by detailing the histories of uprisings in nine places the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand, and Indonesia significant insight into major constituencies of change and the trajectories of these societies becomes visible This book places the grassroots movements in a global context and analyzes them in light of major sociological theories.
    George Katsiaficas
    George Katsiaficas is currently living in Gwangju, South Korea A visiting professor of sociology at Chonnam National University, he is finishing research on East Asian uprisings in the 1980s and 1990s.A Fulbright Fellow, student of Herbert Marcuse, and long time activist, he is the author of The Imagination of the New Left A Global Analysis of 1968 His book, The Subversion of Politics European Autonomous Social Movements and the Decolonization of Everyday Life, was co winner of the APSA s 1998 Michael Harrington book award Among his edited volumes are Liberation, Imagination and the Black Panther Party with Kathleen Cleaver and Vietnam Documents American and Vietnamese Views of the War He wrote Introduction to Critical Sociology with R.G Kirkpatrick.

    Asia's Unknown Uprisings Volume 2: People Power in the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand and Indonesia 1947-2009 By George Katsiaficas

    Commentaires:

    Myriam
    An essential read to put people power and the uprisings of the east in context.

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