What are civil wars?

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The Civil Wars: A Tree Is Best Measured When It Is Down
... the CIVIL warS a tree is best measured when it is down is an opera created in the early 1980s by director Robert Wilson to music by Philip Glass, David Byrne, Gavin Bryars and others ... Originally, The Civil Wars was conceived as a single daylong piece of music theatre to accompany the 1984 Summer Olympics ... six different countries were to compose sections of Wilson's text inspired by the American Civil War ...
Civil War Era In Norway - Views On The Civil Wars - Modern Views
... Modern historians have put forward many views and explanations of the civil war era ... emphasise the personal nature of the conflicts - wars arose as a result of the struggle between different people for the possession of the throne ... gave personal conflicts the potential to become full-blown wars ...
Kenneth Pollack - Other Publications
... Containing the Spillover from an Iraqi Civil War with Daniel L ... This book analyzed 12 recent civil wars to derive six common ways in which fullscale ethnic civil wars "spillover" to affect neighboring states ... can range from modest effects to very severe problems (like causing other civil wars or triggering regional wars among neighboring states) that the early evidence so far suggested that the United ...
Congo Kinshasa - History - Civil Wars
... By 1996, following the Rwandan Civil War and genocide and the ascension of a Tutsi-led government, Rwandan Hutu militia forces (Interahamwe) fled to eastern Zaire and began refugee ... the mineral resources of Zaire, launching the First Congo War ... and Ugandan troops, started the Second Congo War by attacking the DRC army in 1998 ...
The Twelve Caesars - Constituent Works - Augustus
... (not yet renamed Augustus) finished the civil wars started by his great-uncle, Julius Caesar ... Suetonius includes descriptions of these civil wars, including the final one against Mark Antony that ended with the Battle of Actium ... His declaration of the end of the Civil Wars that had started under Julius Caesar marked the historic beginning of the Roman Empire, and the Pax Romana ...

Famous quotes containing the words wars and/or civil:

    You fade—as if the last of days
    Were fading and all wars were done.
    Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869–1935)

    To the cry of “follow Mormons and prairie dogs and find good land,” Civil War veterans flocked into Nebraska, joining a vast stampede of unemployed workers, tenant farmers, and European immigrants.
    —For the State of Nebraska, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)