Narrating war and peace in Africa /

<I>Narrating War and Peace in Africa</I> interrogates conventional representations of Africa and African culture -- mainly in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries -- with an emphasis on portrayals of conflict and peace. While Africa has experienced political and social turbulen...

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Other Authors / Creators:Falola, Toyin.
Haar, Hetty ter.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2010.
Series:Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora ; v. 47.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • ""Frontcover""; ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""INTRODUCTION: Narrating War and Peace in Africa""; ""Part One. Struggles for Independence""; ""1. Wars of Words: Enlisting Colonial Languages in the Fight for Independence in Africa""; ""2. Alternative Representations of War in Africa: New Times and Ethiopia News Coverage of the 1935â€?41 Italian-Ethiopian War""; ""3. Allâ€?s Well in the Colony: Newspaper Coverage of the Mau Mau Movement, 1952â€?56""; ""Part Two. Ungendering Conflicts, Engendering Peace""; ""4. Pedagogies of Pain: Teaching “Women, War, and Militarism in Africaâ€?""
  • ""13. “Lament for the Casualtiesâ€?: The Nigerian War of 1967â€?70 and the Poetry of John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo""""BIBLIOGRAPHY""; ""CONTRIBUTORS""; ""INDEX ""; ""Backcover ""
  • ""5. Women and War: A Kenyan Experience""""6. Mass Rape as a Weapon of War in the Eastern DRC""; ""7. Mozambique: The Gendered Impact of Warfare""; ""Part Three. Narrative Strategies and Visions of Peace""; ""8. Acting as Heroic: Creativity and Political Violence in Tuareg Theater in Northern Mali""; ""9. Representations of War and Peace in Selected Works of Ben Okri""; ""10. Visions of War, Testaments of Peace: The “Burdenâ€? of Sierra Leone""; ""Part Four. The Duty to Remember""; ""11. (Re)Writing the Massacre of Thiaroye""; ""12. In Search of Lost Kabyles in Mehdi Lallaouiâ€?s""