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Fabian Klose - Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence: The Wars of Independence in Kenya and Algeria (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights) - 9780812244953 - V9780812244953
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Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence: The Wars of Independence in Kenya and Algeria (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)

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Description for Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence: The Wars of Independence in Kenya and Algeria (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights) Hardcover. Based on previously inaccessible material from international archives, Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence examines the relationship between emerging human rights concepts after 1945 and repressive British and French actions against anticolonial movements in Africa. Translator(s): Geyer, Dona. Series: Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 1HBA; 1HFGK; JPVH. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence explores the relationship between the human rights movement emerging after 1945 and the increasing violence of decolonization. Based on material previously inaccessible in the archives of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations Human Rights Commission, this comparative study uses the Mau Mau War (1952-1956) and the Algerian War (1954-1962) to examine the policies of two major imperial powers, Britain and France. Historian Fabian Klose considers the significance of declared states of emergency, counterinsurgency strategy, and the significance of humanitarian international law in both conflicts. Klose's findings ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
University of Pennsylvania Press
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
Series
Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights
Number of Pages
392
Place of Publication
Pennsylvania, United States
ISBN
9780812244953
SKU
V9780812244953
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About Fabian Klose
Fabian Klose teaches history at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich and is Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at the Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz. Dona Geyer is an independent translator based in Germany.

Reviews for Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence: The Wars of Independence in Kenya and Algeria (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
Hard-hitting and heroically researched in a vast number of far-flung archives, Human Rights in the Shadow of Colonial Violence asks what post-World War II international norms meant on the ground for states fighting counterinsurgencies on behalf of settler colonialism.
Samuel Moyn, Columbia University
The originality of [Klose's] approach lies in placing the radicalization of colonial violence by both ... Read more

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