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Quiet Revolution The First Palestinian Intifada and Nonviolent Resistance

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ISBN-10: 1560258020

ISBN-13: 9781560258025

Edition: 2008

Authors: Mary Elizabeth King, Jimmy Carter

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List price: $20.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 7/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

James Earl Carter Jr. was born on October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia. He graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1946, and spent seven years as an officer in the Navy. When his term was over, Carter returned to Plains and began his career in politics at the state level in 1962. In 1970, he was elected Governor of Georgia and six years later announced his candidacy for the Presidency. Carter campaigned against Gerald Ford and eventually won with 297 electoral votes, becoming the 39th President of the United States. As President, Carter established a National Energy Policy, expanded the National Park System and created the Department of Education. He was also instrumental…    

The First Intifada : a variety of perspectives
The significance of nonviolent struggle : strategies and potential
Historical review : early use of nonviolent sanctions by Palestinians
Historical organizing and leading precedents
Women at the forefront of nonviolent strategies
Movements of students, prisoners, and work
"We chose to accept occupation"
East Jerusalem activist intellectuals : new ideas prepare the way
The Intifada, or "shaking off"
The Israelis
The end of the First Intifada
The legacy