By Timothy Stapleton
Based on a chain of distinct case stories, this booklet offers the background of genocide in Africa in the particular context of African historical past, studying conflicts in nations equivalent to Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Rwanda, and Sudan.
• presents an unheard of complete heritage of genocide in Africa that would serve scholars of historical past, struggle and society, and genocide in addition to common readers
• Covers Africa's such a lot notorious genocides in addition to lesser-known instances of huge scale atrocities
• Addresses occasions which are contested as genocides in Africa in contemporary historical past, together with the Nigerian Civil conflict in addition to occasions in Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
• Examines the ancient context for every of those occasions to obviously clarify how they occurred
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