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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English


  • African history,
  • Civil war,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Peace studies,
  • Politics and government,
  • Conflict management,
  • Africa - History,
  • History - General History,
  • Political violence,
  • History: World,
  • Ethiopia,
  • Liberia,
  • Mozambique,
  • Rwanda,
  • Somalia,
  • Sudan,
  • Tanzania,
  • Uganda,
  • Zimbabwe,
  • History,
  • 20th century,
  • Africa - General,
  • 1960-,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsTaisier M. Ali (Editor), Robert O. Matthews (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8078986M
ISBN 100773517774
ISBN 109780773517776

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