by David Richards
Thich Quang Duc's decision to self-immolate in protest of the repressive government of Ngo Dinh Diem accelerated the fateful fall of that regime and offers an example of the power of self-sacrifice in protest.
SOURCE: The New Republic
by Jeffrey Wasserstrom
A new book on the movements against colonial rule in Asia looks to grassroots movements and multiple ideological and political groups and challenges "great man" ideas of national liberation.
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