The man on horseback: the role of the military in politics

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Westview Press, 1988 - Political Science - 342 pages
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Classic study of the role of the military in politics. Dated in some respects, Finer's analysis is clear, careful, and focused. It is also superbly and brilliantly written. Read full review

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Lays out a basic framework. Critical question: why don't military coups happen more often than they actually do?! Read full review

Contents

The Political Strengths of the Military
5
The Political Weaknesses of the Military
12
The Disposition to Intervene 1 Motive
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