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The Katangese Gendarmes and War in Central Africa
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Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction 1. Becoming Katanga 2. The Katangese Secession 1960-63 3. Into Exile and Back 1963-67 4. With the Portuguese 1967-74 5. The Katangese Gendarmes in the Angolan Civil War 1974-1976 6. The Shaba Wars 7. Disarmament and Division 1979-1996 8. The Overthrow of Mobutu and After 1996-2015 Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

About the Author

Erik Kennes is Research Associate at the Royal Museum for Central Africa in Tervuren, Belgium and at the Institute for Development Policy and Management of the University of Antwerp, Belgium. Miles Larmer is Associate Professor of African History at the University of Oxford. He is author of Rethinking African Politics: A History of Opposition in Zambia and Mineworkers in Zambia: Labour and Political Change in Post-Colonial Africa, 1964-1991.

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Erik Kennes and Miles Larmer have written an important and extraordinarily well-researched book. * Journal of Modern African Studies * [T]his is a groundbreaking study that will appeal to historians and political scientists alike who are keen on understanding the drama that has wreaked havoc in central Africa in the wake of the Cold War and continues to afflict the entire area. * American Historical Review *

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