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The Structural Causes of Anti-Colonial Revolutions in Africa
Alternatives (1993)
  • Vernon D Johnson
Throughout the last fifteen years our understanding of the process of revolution has increased markedly due to the research of structural theorists. These scholars have emphasized conflicts between states in the international system, between states and domestic classes, and among domestic classes as causes of revolution. In the 1980s structural analysis was extended to incorporate cases of revolution in small states in the periphery of the global system. Recently, there have been systematic attempts to situate African cases within this growing theoretical literature.
  • Revolution in Africa,
  • Anticolonial revolutions in Africa
Publication Date
Spring 1993
Publisher Statement
Copyright by SAGE Publications
Citation Information
Vernon D Johnson. "The Structural Causes of Anti-Colonial Revolutions in Africa" Alternatives Vol. 18 (1993) p. 201 - 227
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