State of Rebellion: Violence and Intervention in the Central African Republic

In 2012, a wave of violence swept through the Central African Republic as Seleka rebels clashed with anti Balaka militias In the face of seemingly senseless bloodshed, journalists, politicians, and scholars struggled to account for the conflicts origins In this first comprehensive account of the


French African prose can be given a beginning with the publication in 1921 of the novel Batouala its sensitive portrayal of African life, with its evocation of the natural environment, could not but make a profound impression upon its African readers and offered a vivid example of what an

To Stop a Warlord: My Story of Justice, Grace, and the Fight for Peace

One womans inspiring true story of an unlikely alliance to stop the atrocities of a warlord, proving that there is no limit to what we can do, even in the face of unspeakable injustice and impossible oddsThis compelling and inspiring book beautifully moves each of us to take action to help the most

The Emperor and the Elephants: A Peace Corps Volunteer's Story of Life During the Late 1970s in the Central African Empire

The Emperor and the Elephants is a deeply moving memoir chronicling one Peace Corps volunteer s fascinating experiences in the Central African Republic during the late 1970s After hiking the Appalachian Trail in 1975, author Richard W Carroll joined the Peace Corps, signing on as a fisheries