Publisher description for Soldiers at peace : the post-war politics of demobilized soldiers in Mozambique / Jessica Schafer.


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This is the first scholarly study of soldiers and guerrillas demobilized after the civil war in Mozambique (1979-1992). The author's groundbreaking field work with former combatants on both sides of the civil war challenges many assumptions about veterans of post-independence wars in Africa. The book examines former soldiers' return to civilian life, and how their identity as veterans plays out in the political sphere.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mozambique -- Politics and government -- 1994-
Mozambique -- History -- Independence and Civil War, 1975-1994 -- Veterans -- Political activity.
Veterans -- Mozambique -- Political activity.
Mozambique -- History -- 1994-