Lisbon Rising: Urban Social Movements in the Portuguese Revolution, 1974-75 (BOK)

Pedro Ramos Pinto

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Lisbon rising explores the role of a widespread urban social movement in the revolutionary process that accompanied Portugal's transition from authoritarianism to democracy. It is the first in-depth study of the widest urban movement of the European post-war period, an event that shook the balance of Cold War politics by threatening the possibility of revolution in Western Europe. Using hitherto unknown sources produced by movement organisations themselves, it challenges long-established views of civil society in Southern Europe as weak, arguing that popular movements had an important and autonomous role in the process that led to democratisation, inviting us to rethink the history and theories of transitions in the region in ways that account for popular agency. Lisbon rising will be of interest not only to students of twentieth-century European history, but across disciplines to students of democratisation, social movements and citizenship in political science and sociology.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Pedro Ramos Pinto
Forlag
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780719085444
Antall sider 272 Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 23,4cm x 2,5cm
Vekt 567 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Revolutionary groups & movements, Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions

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