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By Morten Bøås

During this revealing new publication, Bøås and Dunn discover the phenomenon of autochthony – actually ‘son of the soil’ – in African politics. In modern Africa, questions of beginning are one of the most important and contested political matters, without delay with regards to the politics of position, belonging, identification and contested citizenship. Land claims and autochthony disputes are the hallmark of political crises in lots of areas at the continent. reading a few high-profile situations, together with the Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia and Kenya, this can be a vital ebook for an individual wishing to appreciate the effect of autochthony on modern African politics and conflicts.

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