Africa's World War: Congo, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Making of a Continental Catastrophe

Africa's World War: Congo, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Making of a Continental Catastrophe

written by Gérard Prunier, fl. 1984 (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2009, originally published 2009), 570 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
The Rwandan genocide sparked a horrific bloodbath that swept across sub-Saharan Africa, ultimately leading to the deaths of some four million people. In this extraordinary history of the recent wars in Central Africa, Gerard Prunier offers a gripping account of how one grisly episode laid the groundwork for a sweeping and disastrous upheaval.
Field of Interest
World History
Author
Gérard Prunier, fl. 1984
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Copyright Message
Copyright © 2011 by Oxford University Press
Content Type
Book
Warning: Contains explicit content
No
Format
Text
Original Publication Date
2009
Page Count
570
Publication Year
2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Place Published / Released
New York, NY
Subject
World History, Global Issues, History, Social Sciences, War and Violence, Individual and Groups Rights, Rwanda, Tutsi Genocide (1994), Genocide, Politics, International relations, Refugees, Economic conditions, War, Post Genocide Rwanda, 1994-, Rwandan Civil War and Genocide, April 7–July 15, 1994, Diplomacy, Politics & Policy, History, Guerra y Violencia, Guerra e Violência, Direitos Individuais e de Grupo, Derechos del Individuo y de Grupos, Zimbabue, Uganda Protectorate, 1894–1962 (Historical Place), Republic of Uganda, República Democrática del Congo, República Democrática do Congo, Zaire, Belgian Congo, Republic of Zaire, Ruanda, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Congolese, Rwandans, 21st Century in World History (2001– ), 20th Century in World History (1914--2000)
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Guerra y Violencia, Guerra e Violência, Direitos Individuais e de Grupo, Derechos del Individuo y de Grupos, Zimbabue, Uganda Protectorate, 1894–1962 (Historical Place), Republic of Uganda, República Democrática del Congo, República Democrática do Congo, Zaire, Belgian Congo, Republic of Zaire, Ruanda

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