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insurrection

the act or an instance of rebelling against a government in power or the civil authorities; insurgency
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The characteristic feature is that there were many concepts in use to define the same phenomenon which caused the concepts of revolutionary war, insurrectional, rebellious actions, 5th column, special, unconventional and terrorist war to be used interchangeably.
That kind of ideas, such as building communism through other means than the insurrectional ones, accepting the diverse political background, as well as the other specific conditions already traditionally existing in the Western European states, were also going to be approached in the talks between the RCP and the BCP.
He covers past and present interpretations of the pronunciamiento; the foundational pronunciamientos of Cabezas de San Juan and Iguala 1820-21; the insurrectional contagion of Mexico's first pronunciamientos 1821-31; the popularization of the pronunciamiento 1832-42; and the pronunciamientos, coups d'etat, and revolutions of the middle 19th century 1843-58.
That politics finally comes to fruition in Breu's concluding chapter on Silko's Almanac of the Dead, a novel that depicts "new forms of insurrectional and revolutionary struggle" (156).
During 1848-49, returned to Italy, he was a member of the temporary insurrectional government in Milan and then a deputy in the Piedmont Parliament, where he held conservative-monarchical seats.
Accounts of this kind "prepared the ground for an imaginary that looks to Haiti to see only this: insurrectional bodies, tortured bodies, bodies in trance" (p.
By contrast when violence--both insurrectional and military--was introduced into the equation under the Bolsheviks this spirit of brotherhood was destroyed and there occurred 'the final erection of a tyranny more formidable than that of the tzar'.
The principle was simple: Insurrectional acts (bombings, assassinations, sabotage, robbery) "are the most effective form of propaganda, and the only one capable of .
As we saw in the beginning of this article, Valeria Ramirez eventually realized that her mere gender appearance could already be read as an act of resistance and political struggle, even though she did not have "a Che Guevara t-shirt"--in other words, even though she did not participate in institutional or insurrectional politics (RAMIREZ 2011).
Venezuela is, without any doubt, living through a plan of insurrectional conspiracy with clear aims of toppling the legitimately-established government, and that plan is part of a permanent strategic objective of the US State Department," he stated.
Although Afghanistan will split into two distinct parts on ethnic basis however, 2017 will see insurrectional war shifting entirely into northern Afghanistan.