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Dancing in the Glory of Monsters

The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa

Jason Stearns

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"Riveting and certain to become essential reading for anyone looking to understand Central Africa."--Wall Street Journal
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A Best Book of the Year- The Economist & the Wall Street Journal At the heart of Africa is the Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal war in which millions have died. In Dancing in the Glory of Monsters, renowned political activist and researcher Jason K. Stearns has written a compelling and deeply-reported narrative of how Congo became a failed state that collapsed into a war of retaliatory massacres. Stearns brilliantly describes the key perpetrators, many of whom he met personally, and highlights the nature of the political system that brought these people to power, as well as the moral decisions with which the war confronted them. Now updated with a new introduction, Dancing in the Glory of Monsters tells the full story of Africa's Great War.
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Book publisherPublicAffairs,U.S.
Publication date27 Mar 2012
FormatPaperback
Pages416
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