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7 edition of A Dirty War in West Africa found in the catalog.

A Dirty War in West Africa

The RUF And the Destruction of Sierra Leone

by Lansana Gberie

  • 253 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa - West,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • 20th century,
  • Civil War, 1991-,
  • Insurgency,
  • Revolutionary United Front,
  • Sierra Leone,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9847106M
    ISBN 100253218551
    ISBN 109780253218551

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A Dirty War in West Africa by Lansana Gberie Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Dirty War in West Africa recounts Lansana Gberie's harrowing experiences as a journalist during the decade-long civil war in Sierra Leone. Sincethis West African nation has been brought to its knees by a series of coups, violent conflicts, and finally, outright war.

The war has ended today, but it is clear that things are hardly by: A Dirty War In West Africa book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Sierra Leone; Destruction and Resurgence charts, in gripp /5. A Dirty War in West Africa recounts Lansana Gberie's harrowing experiences as a journalist during the decade-long civil war in Sierra Leone. Sincethis West African nation has been brought to its knees by a series of coups, violent conflicts, and finally, outright war.

The war has ended today, but it is clear that things are hardly settled.4/5(3). A Dirty War in West Africa charts, in gripping detail based on first-band experience, the decade long civil war that brought Sierra Leone to its knees from The group spearheading the violence, the Revolutionary United Front (RUF), claimed to be freeing the country from corruption and the brutalities of its political class and their foreign allies, but their.

A Dirty War in West Africa: The RUF and the destruction of Sierra Leone, by Lansana Gberie Gberie's book is premised on two fallacies: the first is common in nationalist circles, namely that the RUF destroyed Sierra Leone through its long campaign against successive civilian and military regimes in that unfortunate country.

Author: Alfred B. Zack-Williams. Lansana Gberie's A Dirty War in West Africa is a welcome contribution to the literature on Sierra Leone. Written from the perspective of a Sierra Leonean who was working as a journalist during the war, it provides deep and courageous testimony to the background and foreground of more than a decade of : Zoë Marriage.

Get this from a library. A dirty war in West Africa: the RUF and the destruction of Sierra Leone. [Lansana Gberie] -- Sincethis West African nation has been brought to its knees by a series of coups, violent conflicts, and finally, outright war.

The war has ended today, but it is clear that things are hardly. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: p. Contents: The War as Random, Millenarian Violence - The War as Criminal, Resource-Driven Violence - The War as Disoriented Youth Violence - The War as a By-Product of State Collapse - The and Military Coups - Internal Players: the RUF Internal Players: the SLA - Internal.

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