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A Socialist Peace?Explaining the Absence of War in an African Country$
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Mike McGovern

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780226453576

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226453743.001.0001

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Articulating Betrayal

Articulating Betrayal

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(p.72) Three Articulating Betrayal
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A Socialist Peace?
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Mike McGovern

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226453743.003.0004

This chapter is devoted to the massacre in N’Zérékoré, the capital of Guinea’s forest region, in 1991. Whereas a political scientist might begin his research with a study of Guinean institutions, the book instead chooses to study the narratives used by a Guinean ethnolinguistic group to justify the killings. Over the course of the chapter, McGovern argues that the massacre committed by the Forestiers convinced them that ethnic cleansing might serve as a viable solution to their problems and shows how narrative played a significant role in fulfilling societal ambitions.

Keywords:   massacre, betrayal, N'Zérékoré, forest region, Forestiers, ethnic cleansing

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