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