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Author Turner, Thomas, 1939-

Title The Congo wars : conflict, myth and reality / Thomas Turner.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Zed Books Ltd. ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (x, 243 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-233) and index.
Contents Half a holocaust -- The political economy of pillage -- 'Congo must be sweet'-image and ideology in the Congo wars -- War in South Kivu -- War in North Kivu -- Congo and the 'international community' -- After the war.
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Summary Since 1996 war has raged in the Congo while the world has looked away. Waves of armed conflict and atrocities against civilians have resulted in over three million casualties, making this one of the bloodiest yet least understood conflicts of recent times. In The Congo Wars, Thomas Turner provides the first in-depth analysis of what happened. The book describes a resource-rich region, suffering from years of deprivation and still profoundly affected by the shockwaves of the Rwandan genocide. Turner looks at successive misguided and self-interested interventions by other African powers, includi.
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Subject Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Political violence -- Congo (Democratic Republic)
Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Politics and government -- 1997-
Low-intensity conflicts (Military science) (OCoLC)fst01003219
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Political violence. (OCoLC)fst01069902
Congo (Democratic Republic) (OCoLC)fst01208723
Kongo <Demokratische Republik>.
Chronological Term Since 1997
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Other Form: Print version: Turner, Thomas, 1939- Congo wars. London ; New York : Zed Books Ltd. ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007 1842776886 1842776894 (DLC) 2007010228 (OCoLC)87734818
ISBN 9781848131248 (electronic book)
1848131240 (electronic book)
9781842776896 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
1842776894 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
9781842776889 (alkaline paper)
1842776886 (alkaline paper)
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