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Rebels in a rotten state : understanding atrocity in the Sierra Leone civil war

Author: Kieran Mitton
Publisher: London : Hurst & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers a fresh analysis of the role of exemplary violence and its psychological impact. It considers the role emotions such as shame and disgust play in facilitating a climate of extreme  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kieran Mitton
ISBN: 9781849044233 1849044236 9781849044226 1849044228
OCLC Number: 920652176
Description: xi, 346 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Anarchy --
Order : violence as rational --
Shame --
Disgust --
Systematic brutalization --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Kieran Mitton.

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