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From Dictatorship to Democracy, A Conceptual Framework for Liberation is a book-length essay on the generic problem of how to destroy a dictatorship and to prevent the rise of a new one. The book was written in 1993 by Gene Sharp (b. 1928), a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts. The book has been published in many countries worldwide and translated into more than 30 languages. Editions in many languages are also published by the Albert Einstein Institution of Boston, Massachusetts. This is the Fourth United States Edition, published in May 2010. The book has been circulated worldwide and cited repeatedly as influencing movements such as the Arab Spring of 2010–2012.

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From Dictatorship to Democracy, A Conceptual Framework for Liberation is a book-length essay on the generic problem of how to destroy a dictatorship and to prevent the rise of a new one. The book was written in 1993 by Gene Sharp (b. 1928), a professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts. The book has been published in many countries worldwide and translated into more than 30 languages. Editions in many languages are also published by the Albert Einstein Institution of Boston, Massachusetts. This is the Fourth United States Edition, published in May 2010. The book has been circulated worldwide and cited repeatedly as influencing movements such as the Arab Spring of 2010–2012.

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From Dictatorship to Democracy by SHARP, Gene

Latest release on Jun 11, 2013

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Warning: This podcast is a series podcast

This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

Rank #1: 9 - Chapter 8 - Applying political defiance

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Jun 11 2013

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Rank #2: 12 - Appendix 1 - The methods of nonviolent action

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Rank #3: 13 - Appendix 2 - Acknowledgements and notes on the history of from dictatorship to democracy

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Jun 11 2013

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Rank #4: 1 - Preface

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Rank #5: 2 - Chapter 1 - Facing dictatorships realistically

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Jun 11 2013

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