Praise

Robert M. Press

"Recovering Nonviolent History makes an important contribution to the study of how ordinary people resist authoritarian rule. It helps fill the gap ...

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Joseph Bock

"Recovering Nonviolent History is a sophisticated, geographically balanced, assault on the presumed dominance and superior efficacy of violent revolution over nonviolent mass...

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

"Recovering Nonviolent History brings to the fore the role of the masses in mobilising for their emancipation from oppression in all its guises, using peaceful, nonviolent tactics. It makes...

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Doug McAdam

"No single volume has ever explored the dynamics of nonviolent contention in as broad a range of contexts as Recovering Nonviolent History. It is an altogether indispensable book...

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Gene Sharp

"This very important book establishes beyond doubt the necessity of recording the history of  nonviolent struggles throughout the world. Especially needed is knowledge of how to plan...

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