• The Repeal or the Funeral Procession of Miss Americ-Stamp. Anonymous 1766. Credit: http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/cartoon/stampact.html

  • The American war of 1775-1781 is not a revolutionary moment. The genuine revolution for American independence is a decade-long civil resistance that preceded the war.

  • Empty streets, a result of social withdrawal, home-made cloths worn to boycott foreign goods, idle factories affected by strikes - all lack the dramaturgy of violence and are easily ignored.

  • Caravan wagon owned by Michał Drzymała that made a mockery of the German land discrimination against Poles, 1904-1907. Credit: http://www.powiatwolsztyn.pl/

  • Beating up Polish school children in Września in 1901 after they refused to study in German. The episode led to massive school strikes in German Poland. Credit: http://wrzesnia.w.interia.pl/historia/strajk.htm

  • Ghanian leader, Kwame Nkrumah, speaking at pro-independence rally. Credit: Kwame Nkrumah by Douglas Kellner by Chelsea House Publishers, 1987, 38.

  • December 30, 1989, human chain around the Old City of Jerusalem. Credit: Hashomer Hatzair Archive, Givat Haviva, Rachamim Israeli, al-Hamishmar Collection. Israel.

  • December 30, 1989, human chain around the Old City of Jerusalem. Credit: Hashomer Hatzair Archive, Givat Haviva, Rachamim Israeli, al-Hamishmar Collection. Israel.

  • Women demonstrate against the British in Cairo in 1919. The Egyptian Revolutions of 1919 and 2011 utilized similar repertoires of nonviolent methods- the former against a foreign colonizer and the latter against a dictator. Credit: https://pinterest.com/pin/4433299603407324/

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This very important book establishes beyond doubt the necessity
of  recording the history of nonviolent struggles throughout the world...

The authors’ accounts of actual struggles from nearly every continent demonstrate that we have available experience with powerful ways to wage conflicts and face problems without violence.

 

Gene Sharp
Albert Einstein Institution

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November 6, 2013

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Together with Ambassador Jeremy Kinsman I spoke at Ryerson University, Toronto as part of its International Issues Discussion series. I talked about Recovering Nonviolent History and delved into misconceptions about civil resistance...

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May 12-14, 2013

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On May 12-14, 2013, Peace Research Institute Oslo, Norway hosted the academic seminar on dynamics of nonviolent conflict where, among other faculty, Dr. Maciej Bartkowski spoke about civil resistance and...

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May 8-10, 2013

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On May 8-10, 2013, Dr. Maciej Bartkowski spoke at Uppsala University during the academic seminar on Political Power at the Grassroots. While explaining nonviolent actions he also talked about his...

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April 12-13, 2013

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April 12-13, 2013

On April 12, 2013, Dartmouth College hosted the talk by Dr. Maciej Bartkowski on Recovering Nonviolent History. The Force of Civil Resistance in Struggles Against Oppression. Professor Ronald Edsforth from History...

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April 4, 2013

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On April 4, 2013, University of San Francisco, Middle Eastern Studies program hosted Dr. Maciej Bartkowski, who spoke about his new edited book Recovering Nonviolent History. Civil Resistance in Liberation Struggles....

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March 14, 2013

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Bard College Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA), New York. BGIA welcomed Dr. Maciej Bartkowski, Senior Director for Research and Education, International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, as part of the James Clarke...

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June 16-22, 2013

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