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Vanguard Or Vandals: Youth, Politics And Conflict In Africa (African Dynamics) Paperback – November 30, 2004

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Product Details

  • Series: African Dynamics (Book 4)
  • Paperback: 300 pages
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Pub (November 30, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9004142754
  • ISBN-13: 978-9004142756
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,284,154 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


'The remarably contemporary case studies vary in theme and cover youth in East Central Africa and five nations on the hump of West Africa. R.M Fulton, Choice, June 2005.

About the Author

Jon Abbink is a Social Anthropologist. His research interests are ethnicity, Ethiopian ethnology, the comparative study of violence and culture, and developments in the political cultures of the Horn of Africa. His current projects include a study of ethnic relations, ethno-history and social organization in societies in Southern Ethiopia. Ineke van Kessel is a historian whose work mostly focuses on contemporary South Africa. She is currently researching the history of Dutch-Ghanaian relations and of the African soldiers enlisted in the Netherlands East Indies army in the nineteenth century.

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