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Sharp, Gene

Works: 234 works in 505 publications in 9 languages and 7,455 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Interviewee, Author of introduction, Illustrator, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: JC328.3, 301.632
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Most widely held works by Gene Sharp
The politics of nonviolent action by Gene Sharp ( Book )
22 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exploring nonviolent alternatives by Gene Sharp ( Book )
13 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social power and political freedom by Gene Sharp ( Book )
7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gandhi as a political strategist : with essays on ethics and politics by Gene Sharp ( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making Europe unconquerable : the potential of civilian-based deterrence and defence by Gene Sharp ( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From dictatorship to democracy : a conceptual framework for liberation by Gene Sharp ( Book )
45 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty-one years ago, at a friend's request, a Massachusetts professor sketched out a blueprint for nonviolent resistance to repressive regimes. It would go on to be translated, photocopied, and handed from one activist to another, traveling from country to country across the globe: from Iran to Venezuela--where both countries consider Gene Sharp to be an enemy of the state--to Serbia; Afghanistan; Vietnam; the former Soviet Union; China; Nepal; and, more recently and notably, Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya, and Syria, where it has served as a guiding light of the Arab Spring. This short, pithy, inspiring, and extraordinarily clear guide to overthrowing a dictatorship by nonviolent means lists 198 specific methods to consider, depending on the circumstances: sit-ins, popular nonobedience, selective strikes, withdrawal of bank deposits, revenue refusal, walkouts, silence, and hunger strikes. From Dictatorship to Democracy is the remarkable work that has made the little-known Sharp into the world's most effective and sought-after analyst of resistance to authoritarian regimes
Nonviolent action : a research guide by Ronald M MacCarthy ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This comprehensive guide to research, sources, and theories about nonviolent action as a technique of struggle in social and political conficts discusses the methods and techniques used by groups in various encounters. Although violence and its causes have received a great deal of attention, nonviolent action has not received its due as an international phenomenon with a long history
Sharp's dictionary of power and struggle : language of civil resistance in conflicts by Gene Sharp ( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In nearly 1,000 entries, the Dictionary defines those ideologies, political systems, strategies, methods, and concepts that form the core of nonviolent action as it has occurred throughout history and across the globe, providing much-needed clarification of language that is often mired in confusion. Entries discuss everything from militarization to censorship, guerrilla theater, pacifism, secret agents, and protest songs. In addition, the dictionary features a foreword by Sir Adam Roberts, President of the British Academy; an introduction by Gene Sharp; an essay on power and realism; case studies of conflicts in Serbia and Tunisia; and a guide for further reading
Civilian-based defense : a post-military weapons system by Gene Sharp ( Book )
6 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Waging nonviolent struggle : 20th century practice and 21st century potential by Gene Sharp ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Instructs how to strategically plan nonviolent action, a technique of waging conflict that uses protest, noncooperation and intervention. Draws parallels between nonviolent and military strategy. Documents twenty-three cases showing how nonviolent action has been applied to conflicts throughout the world in the twentieth century"--Provided by publisher
How to start a revolution ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How to start a revolution profiles Gene Sharp through interviews with his ally, Retired U.S. Army Colonel Robert Helvey, and key leaders of nonviolent revolutions around the world -- all of whom testify to the power of Gene's work in practice. This film shows how one man's thinking has contributed to the liberation of millions of oppressed people living under some of the most brutal dictatorships in the world, and how his work in direct action and civil disobedience continues to be used today to topple dictators using the sheer force of nonviolent people power
Gandhi wields the weapon of moral power; three case histories by Gene Sharp ( Book )
3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making the abolition of war a realistic goal by Gene Sharp ( Book )
9 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The three bears ( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National security through civilian-based defense by Gene Sharp ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The political equivalent of war," civilian defense by Gene Sharp ( Book )
6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Where there is hatred ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An examination of nonviolence & passive resistance as political strategies to bring about social change
Von der Diktatur zur Demokratie : ein Leitfaden für die Befreiung by Gene Sharp ( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dieses Buch versteht sich als ein Lehrbuch zum gewaltfreien Sturz von Diktaturen. Es wurde ursprünglich für die Demokratiebewegung in Myanmar (Birma) geschrieben. Seit dem Jahr 200 hat es auch bei der Befreiung von einigen Diktaturen in Mittel- und Osteuropa eine wichtige Rolle gespielt. So wurde es von der serbischen Widerstandsbewegung beim Sturz Milosevics benutzt. Weiterhin wurde es von den Befreiungsbewegungen in Georgien, in der Ukraine, in Kirgisistan und Belarus (Weißrussland) verwendet
Gandhi faces the storm by Gene Sharp ( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the life of Mahatma Gandhi from 1946 till his death in 1948
Civilian defence : an introduction. by T. K Mahadevan ( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Šarp, Džïn.
Śārpa, Jīna
Šārps, Džīns 1928-
Shārb, Jīn
Шарп, Джин 1928-
شارب، جين
‏شارپ، جين.
シャープ, G.
シャープ, ジーン
English (164)
German (6)
Burmese (4)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (2)
Arabic (2)
Belarusian (1)
Persian (1)
Spanish (1)