Killing Your Neighbors: Friendship and Violence in Northern Kenya and Beyond

Jon Holtzman

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Killing Your Neighbors: Friendship and Violence in Northern Kenya and Beyond

Killing Your Neighbors: Friendship and Violence in Northern Kenya and Beyond By Jon Holtzman Killing Your Neighbors Friendship and Violence in Northern Kenya and Beyond One of the most disturbing spectacles of recent decades has been brutal acts of genocidal violence committed among neighboring communities who once lived together in peace ethnic cleansing in the form

  • Title: Killing Your Neighbors: Friendship and Violence in Northern Kenya and Beyond
  • Author: Jon Holtzman
  • ISBN: 9780520965515
  • Page: 492
  • Format: ebook
  • Killing Your Neighbors: Friendship and Violence in Northern Kenya and Beyond By Jon Holtzman One of the most disturbing spectacles of recent decades has been brutal acts of genocidal violence committed among neighboring communities who once lived together in peace ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia the slaughter of Tutsis in Rwanda or the Sunni versus Shia violence in today s Iraq As these cases illustrate, lethal violence does not always come at the h One of the most disturbing spectacles of recent decades has been brutal acts of genocidal violence committed among neighboring communities who once lived together in peace ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia the slaughter of Tutsis in Rwanda or the Sunni versus Shia violence in today s Iraq As these cases illustrate, lethal violence does not always come at the hands of outsiders or foreigners Rather, it can just as easily come at the hand of someone who once was considered a friend Killing Our Neighbors employs a multi sited approach and multi vocal ethnography to examine how once peaceful neighbors become transformed into perpetrators and victims of lethal violence It engages with a set of interlocking case studies in northern Kenya, focusing on sometimes peaceful, sometimes violent interactions between Samburu herders and neighboring groups, interweaving Samburu narratives of key violent events with the narratives of neighboring groups on the other side of the same encounters The book is, on one hand, an ethnography of particular people in a particular place, vividly portraying the complex and confusing dynamics of interethnic violence through the lives, words and intimate experiences of individuals variously involved in and affected by these conflicts At the same time the book aims to use this particular case study to illustrate how the dynamics in northern Kenya provides comparative insights to well known, compelling contexts of violence around the globe Provided by publisher.
    Killing Your Neighbors: Friendship and Violence in Northern Kenya and Beyond By Jon Holtzman

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