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This was not our war : Bosnian women reclaiming the peace

Author: Swanee Hunt
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2004.
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"This Was Not Our War shares first-person accounts of twenty-six Bosnian women who are reconstructing their society following years of devastating warfare. A university student working to resettle refugees, a paramedic who founded a veterans' aid group, a fashion designer running two nonprofit organizations, a government minister and professor who survived Auschwitz - these women are advocates, politicians, farmers,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hunt, Swanee.
This was not our war.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2004
Named Person: Swanee Hunt; Swanee Hunt; Swanee Hunt; Swanee Hunt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Swanee Hunt
ISBN: 0822333554 9780822333555
OCLC Number: 54803659
Description: xxxiv, 307 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
pt. 1. Madness --
Hell breaks loose --
Love in the crucible --
Reasons for the war --
The lie of intractable hatreds --
pt. 2. To heal history --
Challenges --
Women transforming --
The road to reconciliation --
Epilogue: The courage to hope --
Profiles --
Closing thoughts.
Responsibility: Swanee Hunt ; foreword by William Jefferson Clinton.
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Combines Bosnian women's personal testimony about the recent war and its aftermath with Ambassador Hunt's analysis of the U.S. government's appproach to the conflict  Read more...


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"Here is history watched in its unfolding, then put on record. Women tell an astute listener what they saw, read, and remember even as their careful witness-at once an eloquent and tragic story-is Read more...

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