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Origins of Rwandan genocide

Author: Josias Semujanga
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Humanity Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By some estimates more than a million and a half people were killed in Rwanda during just two weeks in April 1994. This book examines the social mechanisms, the historical factors, and the 'discourse  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josias Semujanga
ISBN: 1591020530 9781591020530
OCLC Number: 51810787
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: "Includes some additional material, some of it adding information on events since the publication in 1998 of the original French version and some of it offering explanations to the English-speaking reader"--Pref. to the English ed.
Description: 265 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Tom Rockmore --
Defining Genocide and Social Discourse --
Genocide and Social Conflict --
Discourse Analysis and Genocide --
Religious Discourse and the Making of Dualistic Identity --
From Word to Culture --
From Bishop Classe to Bishop Perraudin: The Same Mission --
From the Rwandan Ancestor to the White Father --
Other Times, Other Meanings --
The Sons of Gihanga in Colonial Discourse --
The Tutsi-Hamite, or the Myth of Ham Upside Down --
The Hutu-Bantu, or the Myth of Ham Right Side Up --
Propagandist Discourse, or the Art of Manipulating Myths --
The Power of Myths, the Myths of Power --
The Mortehan Law, or the Enthronement of the Tutsi --
The About-Face of Alliances, or the Election of the Hutu --
The Ideology of Resentment and Political Propaganda --
From One Genocide to Another --
From Marginalization to Genocide --
Hutu Revolution and Tutsi Pogroms (1957-1961) --
Independence and the Hunt for Tutsi (1963-1964) --
From Progrom to "Intellectual Genocide" (1973) --
Toward the "Final Solution" (1990-1994) --
And the Humanitarian Watched a Genocide --
Humanitarianism: An Ambivalent Discourse --
The New Missionary --
The Holy Collusion: Operation Turquoise --
Humanitarian Discourse: A Polemical Reception --
Humanitarianism and Genocide Denial.
Other Titles: Récits fondateurs du drame rwandais.
Responsibility: Josias Semujanga.
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