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Sacrifice as terror : the Rwandan genocide of 1994

Author: Christopher C Taylor
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1999.
Series: Global issues.
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"This book, the outcome of the author's experiences during this conflict, is an attempt to understand the atrocities committed during the 1994 genocide in Rwanda in which nearly one million people, mostly of Tutsi ethnicity, were slaughtered in less than four months." "Perhaps most importantly, in light of the recent resurgence of violence, the author advances hypotheses about how the violence in Rwanda and Burundi  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Taylor, Christopher C. (Christopher Charles)
Sacrifice as terror.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, 1999
(OCoLC)607450769
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher C Taylor
ISBN: 1859732739 9781859732731 185973278X 9781859732786
OCLC Number: 45302950
Description: x, 197 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Rwanda --
The Hamitic hypothesis in Rwanda and Burundi --
The cosmology of terror --
The dialectics of hate and desire: Tutsi women and Hutu extremism.
Series Title: Global issues.
Responsibility: Christopher C. Taylor.

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In the early months of 1994, it became clear that the government of Rwanda had not acted in good faith in signing peace accords with its adversary, the Rwandan Patriotic Front. Acts of  Read more...

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'Stresses how history, anthropology, biology, and theology colluded in drawing seemingly ineradicable lines of difference between the Hutus and Tutsis and so generating this conflict ... an incisive Read more...

 
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