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Frontiers of violence in North-East Africa : genealogies of conflict since c. 1800

Author: Richard James Reid
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2011.
Series: Zones of violence
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Reid offers an historical analysis of violent conflict in northeast Africa through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and argues that this warfare was not solely the product of modern  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard James Reid
ISBN: 9780191725135 0191725137 9780199211883 0199211884
OCLC Number: 726089838
Description: 1 online resource (XII, 310 p.).
Contents: Prologue: The Past in the Present ; PART I: SETTING AND APPROACH ; 1. Interpreting the region ; 2. The Shadows of Antiquity ; PART II: VIOLENCE AND IMPERIALISM: THE 'LONG' NINETEENTH CENTURY ; 3. States of Violence, to c.1870 ; 4. Borderlands, Militarism and the Making of Empire ; PART III: COLONIALISMS, OLD AND NEW ; 5. Demarcating Identity: the European colonial experience, c.1890-c.1950 ; 6. The Empire of Haile Selassie, c.1900-1974 ; PART IV: REVOLUTIONS, LIBERATIONS, AND THE GHOSTS OF THE MESAFINT ; 7. Revolution, 'Liberation', and Militant Identity, 1974-1991 ; 8. New States, Old Wars: Violence, frontier, and destiny in the modern era ; Epilogue: Armed Frontiers and Militarised Margins ; Bibliography
Series Title: Zones of violence
Responsibility: Richard J. Reid.

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Richard J. Ried is arguably the most gifted historian of Northeast Africa today, and Frontiers of Violence is undoubtedly his most significant work yet. Beautifully written and rigorously argued, Read more...

 
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