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Millennialism and violence

Author: Michael Barkun
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 1996.
Series: Cass series on political violence, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the world approaches the year 2000, many societies are experiencing an unprecedented growth in millenarian movements that anticipate an imminent and total transformation of the world. Many of these movements have been associated with violence, either as a means for producing change or as a response to confrontations with state authority. This book draws together research on this topic from political science,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Millennium Collection
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Barkun
ISBN: 071464708X 9780714647081 0714642509 9780714642505
OCLC Number: 35136188
Description: 177 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Pai Marire : peace and violence in a New Zealand millenarian tradition / Jean E. Rosenfeld.
Series Title: Cass series on political violence, 2.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Barkun.
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Drawing together research from political science, psychology, sociology and history this work attempts to understand the relationship between millenarian movements and episodes of violence.  Read more...

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