A History of Genocide in Africa (Praeger Security by Timothy Stapleton

By Timothy Stapleton

Based on a sequence of precise case experiences, this e-book provides the background of genocide in Africa in the particular context of African historical past, interpreting conflicts in international locations comparable to Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia, Rwanda, and Sudan.

• presents an unheard of complete historical past of genocide in Africa that might serve scholars of background, conflict and society, and genocide in addition to basic readers

• Covers Africa's such a lot notorious genocides in addition to lesser-known instances of enormous scale atrocities

• Addresses occasions which are contested as genocides in Africa in contemporary heritage, together with the Nigerian Civil warfare in addition to occasions in Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

• Examines the ancient context for every of those occasions to obviously clarify how they occurred

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