eBook Liberia, 1st Edition

  • Noah Berlatsky
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  • ISBN-10: 0737770147
  • ISBN-13: 9780737770148
  • DDC: 966.6203
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 207 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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This title explores years of conflict and violence in Liberia during the First and Second Liberian Civil Wars and the acts of genocide and crimes against humanity that have resulted, offering: Historical background on the years of conflict; an examination of the controversies surrounding this conflict, including the ethnic tensions between the Krahn, favored by the original government, and the Gio and the Mano, favored by rebel forces, and personal narratives of those affected by the conflict.

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