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Political Conflicts, 1944-1966 (ICPSR 5302)
Principal Investigator(s): Cady, Richard; Prince, William
This study contains data on 323 post-World War II inter- and intra-state political conflict events in the major geographical regions of the world in the period 1944-1966. The principal aim of the study was to develop an empirical description of post-World War II low-level conflict. For each conflict, data are provided for the start and end date, location (including Latin America, Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Southeast Asia), nations and forces involved (including the level of participation by the United States, Soviet Union, People's Republic of China and other communist nations, and the United Nations), level of military activities (including sea, ground, and air operations), duration, and total deaths. Data are also provided for interstate combats, incidents, blockades, and show of force, and for internal conflicts, such as overt civil wars, guerilla wars, anti-colonial conflicts, coups d'etat, military revolts or mutinies, insurrections, and civil disorders. Other variables provide information on the effects and outcomes of the conflicts.
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Cady, Richard, and William Prince. POLITICAL CONFLICTS, 1944-1966. Compiled by Richard Cady and William Prince, Bendix Corporation, Social Science Division. ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05302.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05302.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: civil disorders, civil wars, coup d'etat, international conflict, military intervention, military operations, political conflict, political violence, post-World War II period, revolutions
Universe: A total of 323 post-World War II inter- and intra-state political conflict events in the major geographical regions of the world in the period 1944-1966.
Data Types: event/transaction data
Data Collection Notes:
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(1) Bendix Corporation Social Science Division, (2) KEESING'S CONTEMPORARY ARCHIVES, (3) United States Department Data, (4) STATESMAN'S YEARBOOK, 1964-1965, (5) United States Navy Operational Archives, (6) EUROPA YEARBOOK, 1964-1965, and (7) DEADLINE DATA ON WORLD AFFAIRS
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Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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