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States of Violence

Politics, Youth, And Memory in Contemporary Africa

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Published by University of Virginia Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: from c 1900 -,
  • Genocide,
  • Political activism,
  • Violence in society,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Africa - General,
  • Africa,
  • Social conflict,
  • Violence

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEdna G. Bay (Editor), Donald L. Donham (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11351966M
    ISBN 10081392569X
    ISBN 109780813925691

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