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Civil Wars in Africa

Roots and Resolution

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history,
  • Civil war,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Peace studies,
  • Political History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Ethiopia,
  • Liberia,
  • Mozambique,
  • Rwanda,
  • Somalia,
  • Sudan,
  • Tanzania,
  • Uganda,
  • Zimbabwe,
  • Africa - General,
  • Military - Other

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTaisier M. Ali (Editor), Robert O. Matthews (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8079012M
    ISBN 100773518835
    ISBN 109780773518834

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"Civil Wars in Africa is an excellent book that makes a solid contribution to scholarship and to the literature on civil wars and conflict resolution.". Ken Grundy, Department of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University "[Civil Wars in Africa] offers some unique insights into the processes of peace by: As a survivor of the devastating civil wars in Sierra Leone and Liberia, Joseph Kaifala recounts the harrowing details of an early life punctuated by unimaginable violence and his journey to survival that eventually led him to the United States.5/5(3).

Whether referring to Algeria's struggle for independence from French colonial rule, Nigeria's internal struggles to achieve a balanced state after the British departure, the Rwandan genocide ofor the current ethnic cleansing in Darfur, the second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Civil Wars in Africa covers all of the wars that have occurred in Africa Cited by: 7.

Examines past and current conditions in Africa to shed light on the historical, cultural, governmental, religious, ethnic, and ideological factors that have caused civil wars to occur.

A collection of case studies of nine African countries, Civil Wars in Africa provides a comparative perspective on the causes of civil war and. Book Info Civil Wars in Africa. Book Description: John Kiyaga-Nsubuga focuses on Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement regime's attempt to bring peace to Uganda.

John Prendergast and Mark Duffield look at Ethiopia's long civil war and the role of liberation politics and external engagement. The heart of the book documents how the whole core of the African continent became engulfed in an intractible and bloody conflict aftera devastating war that only wound down following the assassination of Kabila in Cited by: Wars, or even the civil wars and atrocities in revolutionary Russia and China.

The worst bloodletting in twentieth-century Africa occurred during the colonial period in King Leopold’s Congo Free State (White ).

This is not to underestimate the immense impact of violent conflicts on Size: KB. A very intelligent, well written, concise history of the decade long bloody war in Sierra Leone. The author provides insight into the descent into madness or what was essentially a terrorist war on the civilian population of this small west African by: >Current Wars of Africa.

Current Wars of Africa. Listed below are the current wars and conflicts in the continent of Africa. Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria (Present)--The Islamic fundamentalist group Boko Haram is waging a war against the Nigerian government and against the Christian community in Nigeria.

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The Sudan was the first African territory administered by Britain to be granted independence after World War Two. The Sudan’s civil war, also the first in post-colonial Africa, began, with the Torit Mutiny, a few months before independence was attained on 1 January First Sudanese Civil War Sudan:– Algerian War of Independence Algeria: ,–, – Ifni War Morocco, Spanish West Africa: 8, Bizerte crisis Tunisia: – First Tuareg rebellion Mali Niger: – Sand War Morocco, Algeria: – Civil war in Chad Chad: + –.

The Port Chicago Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin. is about a little known event in in which war and civil rights collided. African-American soldiers refused to follow a command which they felt would have put them at unnecessary risk.

For their stand, they were charged with mutiny. “Africa’s World War: Congo, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Making of a Continental Catastrophe” is one of the first books to lay bare the complex dynamic between Rwanda and Congo that has been. A list of civil wars in Africa is provided in the appendix for reference purposes.

1 Introduction to African Politics UB/ The essay uses a selection of civil wars in Africa to investigate. The American Civil War () was a civil war in the United States of America. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy".

The Books & Authors section of our Winter issue contains our annual roundup of the year’s best Civil War titles. As usual, we enlisted the help of a handful of Civil War historians and enthusiasts, avid readers all, and asked them to pick their two favorite books published in   The civil war in Africa from that of Ivory Coast inthat of Chad in to that of Libya are classical examples of the countless number of civil war in Africa since Over the last 50 years, more than 20 countries on the south of the Sahara have experienced at least, one civil war.

African Americans in the Civil War: Children's Books To accompany the exhibit " African American Military Portraits From the American Civil War ", LAPL created this children's book list for young readers interested in learning more about African Americans and their role in the American Civil War.

The Portuguese Colonial War (Portuguese: Guerra Colonial Portuguesa), also known in Portugal as the Overseas War (Guerra do Ultramar) or in the former colonies as the War of Liberation (Guerra de Libertação), was fought between Portugal's military and the emerging nationalist movements in Portugal's African colonies between and The Portuguese fascist Location: Angola, Guinea-Bissau, and Mozambique.

The 10 best contemporary African books and for a country – Sierra Leone – lost to civil war. In this, her second novel, she takes the reader to .Genocide in Africa The conflicts of Africa in the 20th century made it a hotspot for ethnic warfare and genocide.

The continent's diversity, rich resources and political variety and rapid decolonization sparked several civil wars.