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 pursuits in 9 areas in East Asia within the Eighties and Nineties are empirically reconstructed during this quantity. Asian historical past, specially radical historical past, is a topic usually glossed over within the West. looking to treatment that, this ebook starts with an outline of late-20th-century historical past, the context in which those events arose. the writer relates Asian uprisings to predecessors in 1968 and exhibits their next impression at the wave of uprisings that swept japanese Europe on the finish of the Eighties. Then, via detailing the histories of uprisings in 9 places—the Philippines, Burma, Tibet, China, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand, and Indonesia—significant perception into significant constituencies of switch and the trajectories of those societies turns into seen. This e-book locations the grassroots routine in a world context and analyzes them in gentle of significant sociological theories

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