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Author Stapleton, Timothy J. (Timothy Joseph), 1967- author

Title A history of genocide in Africa / Timothy J. Stapleton
Published Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 268 pages)
Series Praeger security international
Praeger security international (Series)
Contents Introduction -- Namibia -- Rwanda -- Burundi -- Democratic Republic of Congo -- Sudan and South Sudan -- Nigeria -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Maps
Summary Based on a series of detailed case studies, this book presents the history of genocide in Africa within the specific context of African history, examining conflicts in countries such as Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Rwanda, and Sudan. It covers Africa's most infamous genocides as well as lesser-known cases of large scale atrocities and addresses events that are contested as genocides in Africa in recent history, including the Nigerian Civil War as well as events in Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 17, 2017)
Subject Civil war -- Africa.
Genocide (International law)
Genocide -- Africa -- History.
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016055865
ISBN 1440830525 (electronic book)
9781440830525 (electronic book)
(hardcopy ;) (alkaline paper)