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Rwanda. Ruanda-Urundi

  • Kagameby François Soudan

    Enigma Books 2015; US$ 21.00

    President of Rwanda for the past thirteen years, Paul Kagame explains his role in the country?s history and its future more...

  • Genocide on Settler Frontiersby Mohamed Adhikari

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 120.00

    European colonial conquest included many instances of indigenous peoples being exterminated. Cases where invading commercial stock farmers clashed with hunter-gatherers were particularly destructive, often resulting in a degree of dispossession and slaughter that destroyed the ability of these societies to reproduce themselves. The experience of... more...

  • When Victims Become Killersby Mahmood Mamdani

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    "When we captured Kigali, we thought we would face criminals in the state; instead, we faced a criminal population." So a political commissar in the Rwanda Patriotic Front reflected after the 1994 massacre of as many as one million Tutsis in Rwanda. Underlying his statement is the realization that, though ordered by a minority of state functionaries,... more...

  • Silent Accompliceby Andrew Wallis

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95

    The massacre of one million Rwandan Tutsis by ethnic Hutus in 1994 has become a symbol of the international community?s helplessness in the face of human rights atrocities. It is assumed that the West was well-intentioned, but ultimately ineffectual. But as Andrew Wallis reveals in this shocking book, one country - France - was secretly providing... more...

  • Inside the Hotel Rwandaby Edouard Kayihura; Kerry Zukus

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2014; US$ 24.95

    In 2004, the Academy Award–nominated movie Hotel Rwanda lionized hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina for single-handedly saving the lives of all who sought refuge in the Hotel des Mille Collines during Rwanda?s genocide against the Tutsi in 1994. Because of the film, the real-life Rusesabagina has been compared to Oskar Schindler, but unbeknownst to... more...

  • Responding to Crises in the African Great Lakesby G. Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Examines the international responses to the ethnic conflicts in Burundi and Rwanda from 1993-1997 and their overspill into Zaire. Concludes that the external reaction was impotent and incoherent, and urges a number of changes in response by the international community. more...

  • Rwanda and the New Scramble for Africaby Robin Philpot

    Baraka Books 2013; US$ 19.99

    Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali declared to author Robin Philpot that ?the Rwandan Genocide was 100 percent American responsiblity.? Yet a more official narrative would have it that horrible Hutu génocidaires planned and executed a satanic scheme to eliminate nearly one million Tutsis after the Rwandan presidential plane crashed... more...

  • Great Lakes Holocaustby Tom Cooper

    Helion & Company 2013; US$ 16.99

    Great Lakes Holocaust' is the first in two volumes covering military operations in Zaire - as the Congo was named from 1971 until 1997 - and the Democratic Republic of Congo at the turn of the 21st century. This volume explores the events of the 1980s and 1990s in Rwanda and Uganda, which eventually spilled over the borders into Zaire, resulting... more...

  • Dying to Liveby Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga; Casey Roberts; Phil Taylor

    Baraka Books 2013; US$ 15.99

    Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga was teaching history in Kigali, Rwanda, when he was forced to flee to the neighboring Congo with his wife and three children. Thus began a harrowing five-year voyage of survival during which they travelled thousands of miles on foot from one refugee camp to another. Lacking food and water, they were often robbed, sometimes... more...

  • The Dilemma of Recognitionby Carla Schraml

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 59.99

    How can the salience of ethnicity in Rwandan and Burundian politics be overcome? How can this salience be approached analytically? And why, exactly, is it that it is potentially conflict-prone? This book gives answers to these questions on the basis of what Rwandan and Burundian interviewees expressed as taken for granted and real. In particular, it... more...