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Coup D'État A Practical Handbook, Revised Edition

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ISBN-10: 0674737261

ISBN-13: 9780674737266

Edition: 2nd 2016 (Revised)

Authors: Edward N. Luttwak

List price: $43.95
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Coup dâe(tm)Ã%tat astonished readers when it first appeared in 1968 because it showed, step-by-step, how governments could be overthrown. Translated into sixteen languages, it has inspired anti-coup precautions by regimes around the world. In addition to these detailed instructions, Edward Luttwakâe(tm)s revised handbook offers an altogether new way of looking at political powerâe"one that considers, for example, the vulnerability to coups of even the most stable democracies in the event of prolonged economic distress.The world has changed dramatically in the past half century, but not the essence of the coup dâe(tm)état. It still requires the secret recruitment of military officers who…    
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/11/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 302
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Edward N. Luttwak is a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.