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Through fire with water : the roots of division and the potential for reconciliation in Africa

Author: Erik Doxtader; Charles Villa-Vicencio; Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (South Africa)
Publisher: Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Africa World Press edView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays presents 15 case studies of African countries whose recent past have been shaped by conflict. It examines the historical roots of violence and the potential for reconciliation and justice.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Military history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Doxtader; Charles Villa-Vicencio; Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (South Africa)
ISBN: 159221083X 9781592210831 1592210848 9781592210848
OCLC Number: 51446663
Description: xxii, 405 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Profiling violence and the potential for reconciliation / Erik Doxtader and Charles Villa-Vicencio --
Rwanda: balancing the weight of history / S'fiso Ngesi and Charles Villa-Vicencio --
Sierra Leone: history hidden by horror / Tyrone Savage and Joseph Rahall --
Burundi: permanent deadlock or tentative peace? / Erik Doxtader and Yeki Mosomothane --
Nigeria: an overview of a multifaceted conflict / Adewale Segun Banjo --
Angola: the beginning of hope for peace / Erik Doxtader and Ricky Khaukha --
The Democratic Republic of Congo: inchoate transition, interlocking conflicts / Tyrone Savage --
Somalia: beginning the journey from anarchy to order / Susanne Streleau and S'fiso Ngesi --
Zimbabwe: a hundred years war / Tyrone Savage and Shupikayi Blessing Chimhini --
Swaziland: between monarchy and democracy / Manelisi Genge --
Uganda: Half way to democracy / Susanne Streleau --
South Africa: beyond the "miracle" / Charles Villa-Vicencio and S'fiso Ngesi --
Mozambique: making peace --
the roots of the conflict and the way forward / Iraé Baptista Lundin and António da Costa Gaspar --
Namibia: the jigsaw puzzle of democracy / Edmond Tiku and Erik Doxtader --
Lesotho: political conflict, peace and reconciliation in the Mountain Kingdom / Mokete Lawrence Pherudi --
Botswana: the hopes and fears of consolidation / Gape Kaboyakgosi.
Responsibility: edited by Erik Doxtader and Charles Villa-Vicencio.
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This collection of essays presents 15 case studies of African countries whose recent past have been shaped by conflict. It examines the historical roots of violence and the potential for reconciliation and justice.

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