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When archives speak back: sexual violence in the #Congo Free State

Mertens, Charlotte (2018) When archives speak back: sexual violence in the #Congo Free State. Africa at LSE (18 Jul 2018). Website.

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As apologists for colonialism gain prominence, Charlotte Mertens reports how the Congolese voices resting in the Africa archives of Brussels reveal the use of rape, sexual exploitation and torture as punishment, extortion and a display of colonial power.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author
Divisions: IGA: Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2018 11:00
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 17:54

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