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Our Grandfathers Went to War

Lesley A. Sharp

in The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the themes of labor, conquest, and enslavement. It focuses on past events that are identified by Ambanja's youth as relevant to understanding the effects of the colonial legacy. ... More


Culture in Chaos: An Anthropology of the Social Condition in War

Stephen C. Lubkemann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226496412
eISBN:
9780226496436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496436.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Fought in the wake of a decade of armed struggle against colonialism, the Mozambican civil war lasted from 1977 to 1992, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives while displacing millions more. As ... More


Distinctions in the Population of “Child Soldiers”: RUF and CDF, Boys and Girls

Susan Shepler

in Childhood Deployed: Remaking Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724965
eISBN:
9780814760192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724965.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes up two important distinctions in the population of child soldiers in Sierra Leone: the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) and the Civil Defense Force (CDF), and boys and girls. The ... More


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