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World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators II, 1948-1967: Annual Event Data (ICPSR 5028)

Principal Investigator(s): Taylor, Charles Lewis; Hudson, Michael C.


This dataset contains information on eighteen types of political events aggregated by year to the nation level for years 1948-1967. The events included are riots, deaths from political violence, political assassinations, armed attacks, elections, protest demonstrations, regime support demonstrations, political strikes, renewals of power, unsuccessful executive transfers, unsuccessful irregular transfers, irregular power transfers, executive adjustments, regular executive transfers, executions, acts of negative sanctions, acts of relaxation of political restrictions, and external interventions. Sources are THE NEW YORK TIMES and the Associated Press. Data were collected by the World Data Analysis Program at Yale University.

Series: World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators Series

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Taylor, Charles Lewis, and Michael C. Hudson. WORLD HANDBOOK OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL INDICATORS II, 1948-1967: ANNUAL EVENT DATA. Compiled by Charles Lewis Taylor and Michael C. Hudson, Yale University, World Data Analysis Program. 2nd ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1975. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05028.v2

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05028.v2

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Original ICPSR Release:   1984-05-03

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