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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).

POLSCI 717

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