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Power and protest : global revolution and the rise of detente, Jeremi Suri

Label
Power and protest : global revolution and the rise of detente
Title
Power and protest
Title remainder
global revolution and the rise of detente
Statement of responsibility
Jeremi Suri
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Jeremi Suri puts the tumultuous 1960s into a truly international perspective in the first study to examine the connections between great power diplomacy and global social protest. Profoundly disturbed by increasing social and political discontent, Cold War powers united on the international front, in the policy of detente. Though reflecting traditional balance of power considerations, detente thus also developed from a common urge for stability among leaders who by the late 1960s were worried about increasingly threatening domestic social activism." "In the early part of the decade, Cold War pressures simultaneously inspired activists and constrained leaders; within a few years activism turned revolutionary on a global scale. Suri examines the decade through leaders and protesters on three continents, including Mao Zedong, Charles de Gaulle, Martin Luther King Jr., Daniel Cohn-Bendit, and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. He describes connections between policy and protest from the Berkeley riots to the Prague Spring, from the Paris strikes to massive unrest in Wuhan, China." "Designed to protect the existing political order and repress movements for change, detente gradually isolated politics from the public. The growth of distrust and disillusion in nearly every society left a lasting legacy of global unrest, fragmentation, and unprecedented public skepticism toward authority."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Suri, Jeremi
Dewey number
909.82/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D849
LC item number
.S83 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detente
  • World politics
  • Student movements
  • Protest movements
  • Protest movements
  • United States
  • China
  • Soviet Union
  • Europe
Label
Power and protest : global revolution and the rise of detente, Jeremi Suri
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-340) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The strains of nuclear destruction -- Political constraints and personal charisma -- The language of dissent -- The illiberal consequences of liberal empire -- The global disruption of 1968 -- The diplomacy and domestic politics of detente -- Conclusion
Control code
50958877
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 355 pages
Isbn
9780674010314
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002038812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Power and protest : global revolution and the rise of detente, Jeremi Suri
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-340) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The strains of nuclear destruction -- Political constraints and personal charisma -- The language of dissent -- The illiberal consequences of liberal empire -- The global disruption of 1968 -- The diplomacy and domestic politics of detente -- Conclusion
Control code
50958877
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 355 pages
Isbn
9780674010314
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002038812
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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