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Recovering nonviolent history in Cuba

Via Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter:

Recovering nonviolent history in Cuba

If there is one doctrine that has proven incompatible with human rights over the past century it is militarism. Unfortunately, the history books are full of stories about past military victories that focus on war as the means to achieve political objectives. The history of the success of nonviolent resistance over the centuries has been practically non-existent. Over the past generation a small group of academics have sought to remedy this and the latest is Maciej J. Bartkowski.

Maciej J. Bartkowski is the senior director for research and education at the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict and the editor of Recovering Nonviolent History: Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles.The introduction and table of contents are available in pdf format.

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