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Magic and Warfare: Appearance and Reality in Contemporary African Conflict and Beyond

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This study explores the roles played by magic in contemporary African warfare, specifically through the case of Sierra Leone, to assess its impact on behaviour in conflict. In the last two decades, rituals designed to imbue people with supernatural power and make them immune to enemy fire have been seen on post-Cold War battlefields across Africa. Wlodarczyk argues that th ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2009)
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