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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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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

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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Communist revolutions: Russia, China, and Cuba

in Revolutions

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Politics. 4189 words.

‘Communist revolutions: Russia, China, and Cuba’ describes the wave of Karl Marx-inspired communist revolutions that swept through the mainly agrarian states outside of Europe. The Russian...

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Constitutional revolutions: America, France, Europe (1830 and 1848), and Meiji Japan

in Revolutions

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: World History; Revolutions and Rebellions; Politics. 3452 words.

‘Constitutional revolutions: America, France, Europe (1830 and 1848), and Meiji Japan’ describes the growing skepticism and secularism of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries that led...

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COOTE, Anna (<i>born</i> 1947), policy analyst and writer; Head of Social Policy, New Economics Foundation, since 2008; Commissioner for Health, UK Sustainable Development Commission, 2000–09

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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; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Intellectual History; Literature. 184 words.

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