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Coups from Below: Armed Subalterns and State Power in West Africa
Coups from Below represents the first major effort at studying coups carried out by the lumpen section or the subalterns of the armed forces of African states. No previous study has attempted to examine coup making by those in the bottom ranks of the military as a distinct pattern of intervention in African studies. Kandeh examines this pattern as broadly symptomatic of st ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 27th 2004 by Palgrave Macmillan
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