A Guide to Intra-state Wars: An Examination of Civil, Regional, and Intercommunal Wars, 1816-2014, 1st Edition

  • Jeffrey S. Dixon
  • Meredith Reid Sarkees American University
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  • ISBN-10: 1452234191
  • ISBN-13: 9781452234199
  • DDC: 303.6
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1924 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Sourcing data and analyses from the rigorous Correlates of War Project, this book describes how civil war is defined and categorized and presents data and descriptions for nearly 300 civil wars waged from 1816 to the present. Analyzing trends over time and regions, this work is the definitive source for understanding the phenomenon of civil war, bringing together an explanation of the theoretical premises driving the Correlates of War Project, along with revisions to categories of, and actors in, civil wars that have been made over the years, and data from the Nations, States and Entities civil war dataset.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Tables and Figures.
About the Authors.
1: The Correlates of War Project.
2: The Study of Intra-state War.
3: Intra-state Wars in North America.
4: Intra-state Wars in South America.
5: Intra-state Wars in Europe.
6: Intra-state Wars in the Middle East and North Africa.
7: Intra-state Wars in Asia and Oceania.
8: Intra-state Wars in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Appendix: List of All Intra-state Wars in Chronological Order.