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Rwanda: Rough macro-sociology of knowledge notes on a symbolic emergence of a post- cold war African nation

Stanfield John H., II
June 4, 2015

Source: (2012) American Behavioral Scientist 56(10) 1326-1342

Historical oriented macro-sociology of knowledge analyses of the origins and
development of nations and other societies and global formations are usually confined
to the examination of the United States and European countries and Europe as
a continental global space. In this essay the author plays with ideas and tries on
sociology of knowledge concepts for size in exploring the pre-colonial, colonial, and
genocide apartheid societal roots of post-genocide Rwanda as an East-Central
African society emerging symbolically as an extraordinary 21st century Post-Cold
War African State.


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