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Civil wars in Africa, edited by Kelechi A. Kalu and George Klay Kieh Jr

Summary
"This book argues that civil wars in Africa stem from the contradictions and crises that have been generated by the post-colonial state as the result of the adverse effects of colonialism and the failure of successive generations of African leaders to lead the process of changing the state's nature, character, and mission"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Introduction: Mapping the Civil War Landscape in Africa / Kelechi A. Kalu and George Klay Kieh, Jr. -- Theories and Explanations of Civil Conflicts and Wars in Africa / Kelechi A. Kalu -- Burundi: A Continuum of Civil Wars and Violence / Dawn Nager -- Civil War in Cameroon / Avitus Agbor -- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Conflict: A Study of the Tuobodom Chieftaincy Conflict in Ghana / Sabina Appiah-Boateng, Stephen B. Kendie, and Kenneth Aikins -- Liberia's Civil Wars / George Klay Kieh, Jr. -- Personality Conflicts and the Nigerian Civil War / Michael Ediagbonya -- On Rwanda's Civil War (October 1, 1990-April 6, 1994): Assessing the International Determinant / Fiacre Bienvenu -- The Sierra Leone Civil War: An Examination of Internal, Regional, and External Causes / Earl Conteh-Morgan -- The South Sudanese Civil War / Francis Onditi -- The Colonial Roots of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) War in Post-Colonial Northern Uganda / Sabastian Rwangabo and Julius Niringiyimana -- Conclusion: Beyond Civil Wars in Africa / Kelechi A. Kalu and George Klay Kieh, Jr
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (358 pages), illustrations
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781793649348

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