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Plus que ça change, plus que ça reste la même chose? State-formation, post-colonial violence, and the local from a long-term perspective in the eastern Congo (c. 1850-today)' (3E001319)

North and South Kivu, provinces in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have been the locus of much violent conflict since the 1990s. This has reiterated colonial imaginations of the Congo as a U+2018heart of darknessU+2019, plagued by irrationality, barbarism,

Date:1 Oct 2019  →  Today
Keywords:state-formation, African state, pre-colonial history, Congo, colonial history, decolonisation