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Truth without reconciliation : a human rights history of Ghana

Author: Abena Ampofoa Asare
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2018]
Series: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Abena Ampofoa Asare identifies the documents, testimonies, and petitions gathered by Ghana's National Reconciliation Commission as a portal to an unprecedented public archive of Ghanaian political history as told by the self-described survivors of human rights abuse.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abena Ampofoa Asare
ISBN: 9780812250398 0812250397
OCLC Number: 1019842569
Description: xi, 243 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Making the NRC Archive --
Human rights and Ghanaian history --
Kalabule women --
Family histories of political violence --
The suffering of being developed --
Soldier, victim, hero, survivor --
Time for suffering/time for justice --
Conclusion : the brief afterlife of Ghana's Truth Commission.
Series Title: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Other Titles: Human rights history of Ghana
Responsibility: Abena Ampofoa Asare.

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