Accession Number:

AD0416553

Title:

CASEBOOK ON INSURGENCY AND REVOLUTIONARY WAR FARE. 23 SUMMARY ACCOUNTS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AMERICAN UNIV WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1962-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

595.0

Abstract:

This casebook provides summary descriptive accounts of 23 revolutions that have occurred in seven geographic areas of the world, mostly since World War 2. Each revolution is described in terms of the environment in which it occurred, the form of the revolutionary movements it self, and the results which were accomplished. The casebook is designed 1 to present a comprehensive introduction to the subject of revolutions 2 to illustrate the types of political, military, cultural, social, and economic conditions under which revolutions have occurred and 3 to examine the general characteristics of prior revolutionary movements and some operational problems experienced in waging, or countering, revolutionary warfare.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE