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Political Violence and Revolution

This course examines the connections and intersections between decolonization movements and struggles in the Third World (1950s to 1970s: Algeria, Vietnam, Palestinian organizations, Cuba), and those radical leftist insurrectionary movement in the Western world that were inspired by decolonization struggles and the anti-colonial ethos (e.g. the Red Brigades in Italy, the Baaden Meinhof cells in Germany, the Red Army Faction in Japan, Black Panthers in the US, among others).

POL SCI 717

Political Violence and Revolution

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes Language?: No

This course examines the connections and intersections between decolonization movements and struggles in the Third World (1950s to 1970s: Algeria, Vietnam, Palestinian organizations, Cuba), and those radical leftist insurrectionary movement in the Western world that were inspired by decolonization struggles and the anti-colonial ethos (e.g. the Red Brigades in Italy, the Baaden Meinhof cells in Germany, the Red Army Faction in Japan, Black Panthers in the US, among others).


Alina Sajed

Associate Professor