Political Violence and the Authoritarian State in Peru

Silencing Civil Society

  • Authors
  • Jo-Marie┬áBurt

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction

    1. Jo-Marie Burt
      Pages 1-22
  3. State Formation and State Deformation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
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      Pages 25-40
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      Pages 41-51
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      Pages 53-68
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      Pages 69-87
  4. Gray Zones and Guerrillas: Shining Path and the Battle of Lima

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Jo-Marie Burt
      Pages 91-102
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      Pages 103-124
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      Pages 125-155
  5. State Making against Democracy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
    2. Jo-Marie Burt
      Pages 159-187
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 243-286

About this book


The Shining Path was one of the most brutal insurgencies ever seen in the Western Hemisphere. Political Violence and the Authoritarian State in Peru explores the devastating effects of insurgent violence and the state's brutal counterinsurgency methods on Peruvian civil society.


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