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Politics, religion, and power in the Great Lakes Region

Murindwa Rutanga

Politics, religion, and power in the Great Lakes Region

by Murindwa Rutanga

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Published by Codesria, Fountain Publishers in Dakar, Kampala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Religion,
  • Nyabingi (African deity),
  • Great Lakes Region (Africa)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-246) and index.

    StatementMurindwa-Rutanga
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT363.3 .R8755 2011+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25088277M
    ISBN 109782869784925, 9789970250707
    LC Control Number2011344492

    The Great Lakes region 4 has been particularly tormented by ethnic hatred, as Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have witnessed genocide, civil wars, and inter-state conflicts. 5 All of these events have been predominately fueled by ethnic tensions that found their roots in the repression of minority groups. Such. Kathleen Klaus, Assistant Professor of Politics at the University of San Francisco has written a terrific book, Political Violence in Kenya: Land, Elections, and Claim-Making published in by Cambridge University Press. Kathleen’s book is richly researched and beautifully written. She draws on 15 months of survey and interview methods.

    Lombardy, with its grand lakes and numerous small basins, offers a unique mix of charms to lovers of lake tourism. Staying on Lake Garda, Lake Como, Lake Maggiore or Iseo (just to name the largest and most famous), means immersing oneself in all the flourish of a lush nature that also has the power to renew the mind and body. The gorgeous landscapes of Lombardy’s lakes bring together the. Peacebuilding, Power, and Politics in Africa&#;is a critical reflection on&#;peacebuilding efforts in authors expose the tensions and&#;contradictions in different clusters of peacebuilding activities, including&#;peace negotiations; statebuilding; security sector governance; and&#;disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration.

    Pierre Nkurunziza, a leader in the Great Lakes mould. Pierre Nkurunziza’s sudden death on 9 June ends the political career of a sports teacher who ascended to the presidency of Burundi via a rebel movement. In , the young Nkurunziza’s application to join the army was rejected because of his Hutu ethnicity. The Great Lakes region is centered on Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake. The massive body of water has acted as a transport artery for the peoples of the region for thousands of years, helping in the development of a relatively homogenous socio-cultural and linguistic identity.


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Politics, religion, and power in the Great Lakes Region by Murindwa Rutanga Download PDF EPUB FB2

Politics, Religion and Power in the Great Lakes Region covers the political, religious and power relations in the contemporary Great Lakes States: Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania, Kenya and the by: 1.

Politics, Religion and Power in the Great Lakes Region covers the political, religious and power relations in the contemporary Great Lakes States: Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania, Kenya and the Sudan.

The work is important because of the nexus between these countries' shared present and past - their political, socio-economic, cultural and historical. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: map ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: tracing politics, religion and power in the Great Lakes Region --The political economy of the Great Lakes Region prior to colonialism --Colonial invasion of Kigezi --The dynamics of the Nyabingi religion --Peasants' resistance to.

4 Politics, Religion and Power in the Great Lakes Region In fact, this. eld research brought to light how and why many of these people lived dual or multiple religious lives. They worshipped African gods in secrecy and so on, and were Christians or Moslems openly.

In other words. Politics, Religion and Power in the Great Lakes Region covers the political, religious and power relations in the contemporary Great Lakes states: Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Tanzania, Kenya and the Sudan.

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