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Performing South Africa"s Truth Commission

Catherine M. Cole

Performing South Africa"s Truth Commission

stages of transition

by Catherine M. Cole

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-216) and index.

StatementCatherine M. Cole
SeriesAfrican expressive cultures, African expressive cultures
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT1974.2 .C65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24434032M
ISBN 100253353904, 0253221455
ISBN 109780253353900, 9780253221452
LC Control Number2009025619
OCLC/WorldCa313659224

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In the latter half of the s, South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) offered the country the chance to build a better future by facing up to its past. Amid saturation media coverage, victims of human rights abuses told their harrowing stories and .   One of the scariest things about having my time in South Africa quickly coming to an end is that there is so much I still need to learn about this place. When I arrived in Cape Town at the end of January, I had very little understanding of what the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was all about.


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