By: BURNET, JENNIE.
The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Milwaukee and London: .:
Edition: Women in Africa and the Diaspora Studies.
Seller ID: 78980X1
Condition: Softcover. Brand new book.
In the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, Rwandan women faced the impossibleresurrecting their lives amidst unthinkable devastation. Haunted by memories of lost loved ones and of their own experiences of violence, women slowly rebuilt their lives and traversed dangerous emotional and political terrain to emerge as leaders in Rwanda today. This clear and engaging ethnography of survival tackles three interrelated phenomenamemory, silence, and justiceand probes the contradictory roles women played in postgenocide reconciliation. Based on over a decade of intensive fieldwork, Genocide Lives in Us p... View More...