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Agrarian Revolt in the Sierra of Chihuahua

Elizabeth A. Henson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 10041 words.

On September 23, 1965, several years of protest, including land invasions, strikes, sit-ins, and cross-country marches, culminated in an armed attack on an army base located in the remote...

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ANGELOU, Marguerite Annie (1928 - 2014), writer, singer and actress

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Revolutions and Rebellions; Law and Politics; Political Behaviour; Performing Arts; Theatre; Intellectual History; Literature; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Musicology and Music History; Music; Applied Music. 296 words.

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The Arab Revolutions of 2011: Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria

in Revolutions

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Politics. 4014 words.

The sudden collapse of regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria startled the world. These revolutions have just begun, and it is too soon to say how they will end. ‘The Arab Revolutions...

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ASHRAWI, Hanan (<i>born</i> 1946), Media Director and spokesperson, Arab League, since 2001; Member, Palestinian Legislative Council, since 1996

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Revolutions and Rebellions; Politics; Political Behaviour; Political History. 109 words.

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AUNG SAN SUU KYI (<i>born</i> 1945), MP for Kawhmu, Burma, since 2012; Co-Founder and General Secretary, National League for Democracy, Burma, since 1988; Burmese prisoner of conscience, 1989–95

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Human Rights and Immigration; Revolutions and Rebellions; Law and Politics; Political Behaviour; Politics; Political History. 354 words.

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BATES, Clive David Nicholas (<i>born</i> 1961), Director, Counterfactual, since 2013

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Revolutions and Rebellions; Law and Politics; Political Behaviour; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health. 119 words.

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Brazilian Independence: Change and Continuity

João Paulo Pimenta.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Revolutions and Rebellions. 7784 words.

Stemming from an accelerated and tumultuous process unleashed by European wars in the first decade of the 19th century, Brazil and Portugal split politically in 1822. In a sense, Brazil’s...

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The Cádiz Constitution in the Atlantic World

Natalia Sobrevilla Perea.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Colonialism and Imperialism. 9517 words.

On 19 March 1812, representatives from across the Hispanic Monarchy put forward a constitution in the Spanish port city of Cádiz. This foundational document was a response to their king’s...

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CASALE, Silvia Suzen Giovanna (<i>born</i> 1945), independent consultant in criminal justice and human rights, since 1984

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Human Rights and Immigration; Revolutions and Rebellions; Law and Politics; Political Behaviour. 282 words.

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Color revolutions: The Philippines, Eastern Europe and the USSR, and Ukraine

Jack A. Goldstone.

in Revolutions

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Politics. 3835 words.

‘Color revolutions: The Philippines, Eastern Europe and the USSR, and Ukraine’ shows that several factors have improved the prospects for nonviolent resistance to overturn regimes: global...

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