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Mediations of violence in Africa : fashioning new futures from contested pasts

Author: Lidwien Kapteijns; J M Richters
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series: African-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (Series), v. 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the words of African poets, singers, war veterans, and other witnesses and survivors of recent wars in Africa, this book shows how those who experienced the violence of war interpret that  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mediations of violence in Africa.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010
(DLC) 2010013406
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lidwien Kapteijns; J M Richters
ISBN: 9789004185418 9004185410
OCLC Number: 929314010
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 265 p.) : ill., ports.
Contents: Making memories of Mogadishu in Somali poetry about the civil war / Lidwien Kapteijns --
The road, the song and the citizen : singing after violence in KwaZulu-Natal / Liz Gunner --
Maisha bora, kwa nani? A cool life, for whom? Mediations of masculinity, ethnicity, and violence in a Nairobi slum / Naomi van Stapele --
Testimonies of suffering and recasting the meanings of memories of violence in post-war Mozambique / Victor Igreja --
Suffering and healing in the aftermath of war and genocide in Rwanda : mediations through community-based sociotherapy / Annemiek Richters --
"The balsak in the roof " : bush war experiences and mediations as related by white South African conscripts / Diana Gibson.
Series Title: African-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies (Series), v. 5.
Responsibility: edited by Lidwien Kapteijns, Annemiek Richters.

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