Accession Number : ADA307234
Title : Coups in South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, 1954-83.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC FEDERAL RESEARCH DIV
Personal Author(s) : Curtiss, Elizabeth R.
PDF Url : ADA307234
Report Date : 18 APR 1984
Pagination or Media Count : 11
Abstract : This chronology was prepared as a reference work for analysts following political events and military participation in politics in the south Asian countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. It documents the various coup d'etats that took place in these three countries between 1954 and 1983. Dates of each coup, a brief description of the event, a characterization of whether the coup was violent or nonviolent, the name and title of the head of government and the type of government that emerged from the coup, and a list of key military participants are provided in a chronological format for each country. The data were derived from South Asian open-source media.
Descriptors : *PAKISTAN, *MILITARY HISTORY, *POLITICAL REVOLUTION, *AFGHANISTAN, *BANGLADESH, DATA BASES, POLITICAL SCIENCE, GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN), MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), SOUTH ASIA.
Subject Categories : Information Science
Government and Political Science
Humanities and History
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE