The Liberian Civil War

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Routledge, Jun 17, 2013 - History - 256 pages
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The civil war in 1989 promised freedom from ten years of vicious dictatorship; instead the seeds of Liberia's devastation were sown. Mark Huband's account of the conflict is a portrayal of the war as it unfolded, drawing on the author's experience of living amongst the fighters.
 

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Contents

1 Soldiers Priests and Beer Money
1
2 A Prize for the Gambler
14
3 The American Way of Life
27
4 Return of a Renegade
45
5 A Journey to the North
63
6 Shadows in a Forest
74
7 A City on the Ocean
94
8 Warriors and Wild Fruit
107
11 The Hand of a Child
145
12 The Face of a Man
156
13 Death of a City
166
14 Music in the Graveyard
177
15 Death of a Dictator
191
16 Feasting with the Grandees
205
Epilogue
219
Index
223

9 The Eye of the Storm
123
10 Moonlight and Murder
134

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