Political Science

Coup Theories and Officers' Motives: Sri Lanka in Comparative Perspective

Hardcover

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$94.95 / £78.00
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Published:
04/18/2016
Copyright:
2016
Pages:
258
Size:
6 x 9 in.
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Donald Horowitz presents a case study of an attempted military coup in Sri Lanka. On the basis of interviews with twenty-three participants in this attempted coup — a mine of information rarely available for a study like this — he provides first-hand evidence of the way officers’ motives interact with social and political conditions to foster coup attempts.

Originally published in 1981.

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