Revolution From Above: Military Bureaucrats and Development in Japan, Turkey, Egypt, and Peru

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Revolution From Above: Military Bureaucrats and Development in Japan, Turkey, Egypt, and Peru

By Ellen Kay Trimberger
Transaction, 1978
196 pp. $14.95
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Starting from the assumption that revolutions will increase in Third World nations, the author thinks that they are more likely to originate from the top, i.e., the military, than in the "lower" classes. A somewhat heavy-handed treatise with Marxist overtones, yet containing valuable insights.

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