Revolution and Resistance: Moral Revolution, Military Might, and the End of Empire
(eBook)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.
Status
Available Online

Description

Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

More Details

Format
eBook
Language
English
ISBN
9781421420707

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

David Tucker., & David Tucker|AUTHOR. (2016). Revolution and Resistance: Moral Revolution, Military Might, and the End of Empire . Johns Hopkins University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Tucker and David Tucker|AUTHOR. 2016. Revolution and Resistance: Moral Revolution, Military Might, and the End of Empire. Johns Hopkins University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Tucker and David Tucker|AUTHOR. Revolution and Resistance: Moral Revolution, Military Might, and the End of Empire Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

David Tucker, and David Tucker|AUTHOR. Revolution and Resistance: Moral Revolution, Military Might, and the End of Empire Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Go To Grouped Work

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID969d2680-b1b2-c02f-db87-9c93e7bc4834-eng
Full titlerevolution and resistance moral revolution military might and the end of empire
Authortucker david
Grouping Categorybook
Last Update2023-01-10 19:00:42PM
Last Indexed2023-02-04 04:18:27AM

Hoopla Extract Information

stdClass Object
(
    [year] => 2016
    [artist] => David Tucker
    [fiction] => 
    [coverImageUrl] => https://cover.hoopladigital.com/opr_9781421420707_270.jpeg
    [titleId] => 14134371
    [isbn] => 9781421420707
    [abridged] => 
    [language] => ENGLISH
    [profanity] => 
    [title] => Revolution and Resistance
    [demo] => 
    [segments] => Array
        (
        )

    [pages] => 152
    [children] => 
    [artists] => Array
        (
            [0] => stdClass Object
                (
                    [name] => David Tucker
                    [relationship] => AUTHOR
                )

        )

    [genres] => Array
        (
            [0] => History
            [1] => Military
            [2] => Political Science
            [3] => Revolutions & Wars of Independence
            [4] => Strategy
            [5] => Terrorism
            [6] => Wars & Conflicts
        )

    [price] => 0.8
    [id] => 14134371
    [edited] => 
    [kind] => EBOOK
    [active] => 1
    [upc] => 
    [synopsis] => This exploration of the links between imperialism and insurgency is "a reliable introduction to a complex subject" (Dennis E. Showalter, coauthor of If the Allies Had Fallen).

In this provocative history, David Tucker argues that "irregular warfare"-including terrorism, guerrilla warfare, and other insurgency tactics-is intimately linked to the rise and decline of Euro-American empire around the globe. Tracing the evolution of resistance warfare from the age of the conquistadors through the United States' recent ventures in Afghanistan and Iraq, Revolution and Resistance demonstrates that contemporary conflicts in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia are simply the final stages in the unraveling of Euro-American imperialism.

Tucker explores why it was so difficult for indigenous people and states to resist imperial power, which possessed superior military technology and was driven by a curious moral imperative to conquer. He also explains how native populations eventually learned to fight back by successfully combining guerrilla warfare with political warfare. By exploiting certain Euro-American weaknesses-above all, the instability created by the fading rationale for empire-insurgents were able to subvert imperialism by using its own ideologies against it. Tucker also examines how the development of free trade and world finance began to undermine the need for direct political control of foreign territory.

Touching on Pontiac's Rebellion of 1763, Abd el-Kader's jihad in nineteenth-century Algeria, the national liberation movements in twentieth-century Palestine, Vietnam, and Ireland, and contemporary terrorist activity, this book shows how changing means have been used to wage the same struggle. Emphasizing moral rather than economic or technological explanations for the rise and fall of Euro-American imperialism, this concise, comprehensive book is required reading for anyone seeking to understand the character of contemporary conflict.
    [url] => https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/14134371
    [pa] => 
    [subtitle] => Moral Revolution, Military Might, and the End of Empire
    [publisher] => Johns Hopkins University Press
    [purchaseModel] => INSTANT
)