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Liberia's women veterans : war, roles and reintegration

Author: Leena Vastapuu; Emmi Nieminen
Publisher: London : Zed Books, [2018] ©2018.
Series: Politics and development in contemporary Africa.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A highly original account of the Liberian civil wars and their aftermath, uncovering the forgotten voices of the conflict's female child soldiers.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leena Vastapuu; Emmi Nieminen
ISBN: 9781786990815 1786990814
OCLC Number: 1029849239
Description: xvi, 214 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Hell is the absolute lack of being heard --
Auto-photographing rivers of insecurities --
Girl and women soldiers in Liberia's civil wars --
DDR : Disarmament, Disillusionment and Remarginalization --
Social rafting in post-war Liberia --
Let my children's future be alright.
Series Title: Politics and development in contemporary Africa.
Responsibility: Leena Vastapuu ; illustrated by Emmi Nieminen.

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'Vastapuu and Nieminen have compelled me to think afresh about female veterans' post-war lives. Anyone curious about the complex lives of women during and after wars will be gripped by this Read more...

 
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