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The Resource Burkina Faso : a history of power, protest, and revolution, Ernest Harsch

Burkina Faso : a history of power, protest, and revolution, Ernest Harsch

Label
Burkina Faso : a history of power, protest, and revolution
Title
Burkina Faso
Title remainder
a history of power, protest, and revolution
Statement of responsibility
Ernest Harsch
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In October 2014, huge protests across Burkina Faso succeeded in overthrowing the long-entrenched regime of their authoritarian ruler, Blasie Compaoré. Defying all expectations, this popular movement went on to defeat an attempted coup by the old regime, making it possible for a transitional government to organize free and fair elections the following year. In doing so, the people of the previously obscure West African nation surprised the world, and their struggle stands as one of the few instances of a popular democratic uprising succeeding in postcolonial sub-Saharan Africa..." -- Page [4] of cover
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harsch, Ernest
Dewey number
  • 966.25054
  • 320.96625
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT555.59
LC item number
.H37 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burkina Faso
Label
Burkina Faso : a history of power, protest, and revolution, Ernest Harsch
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Insurgent citizens and the State -- Uneasy colonial roots -- Ministries of Plunder -- From crisis to revolution -- Refashioning the state -- On fragile ground -- Mobilization from above and below -- Coup and "rectification" -- "Democracy" with a heavy hand -- Enrichment in a land of poverty -- Tug of war within the state -- COntention in the streets -- From confrontation to insurrection -- A troubled transition -- A new Burkina Faso ?
Control code
ocn979568619
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 287 pages
Isbn
9781786991355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)979568619
Label
Burkina Faso : a history of power, protest, and revolution, Ernest Harsch
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Insurgent citizens and the State -- Uneasy colonial roots -- Ministries of Plunder -- From crisis to revolution -- Refashioning the state -- On fragile ground -- Mobilization from above and below -- Coup and "rectification" -- "Democracy" with a heavy hand -- Enrichment in a land of poverty -- Tug of war within the state -- COntention in the streets -- From confrontation to insurrection -- A troubled transition -- A new Burkina Faso ?
Control code
ocn979568619
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 287 pages
Isbn
9781786991355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)979568619

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