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Published: 15 March 2018

248 Pages | 25 b/w halftones; 5 b/w line drawings


ISBN: 9780190492526

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Searching for Boko Haram

A History of Violence in Central Africa

Scott MacEachern

  • Examines Boko Haram from a local historical perspective, which has not been characteristic of any writings on this insurgent organisation to this point
  • Investigates the local cultural contexts within which the group originated, paying attention to the ethnic and political aspects of the group in addition to the religious ones
  • Written from the perspective of someone who has worked in one of the main refuge areas of Boko Haram through the last 30+ years

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