Epistemologies of African Conflicts : Violence, Evolutionism, and the War in Sierra Leone

This book offers a bold, ground-breaking epistemological critique of the dominant discourses on African conflicts. Based on a painstaking study of the ways in which the Sierra Leone civil war has been interpreted, it considers how Africa is constructed as a site of knowledge and the implications tha...

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Main Author: Wai, Zubairu
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Palgrave Macmillan US 2012, 2012
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book offers a bold, ground-breaking epistemological critique of the dominant discourses on African conflicts. Based on a painstaking study of the ways in which the Sierra Leone civil war has been interpreted, it considers how Africa is constructed as a site of knowledge and the implications that this has for the continent and its people
Physical Description:XVII, 263 p online resource
ISBN:9781137280800