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Changing Patterns of Political Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Politics
Kate M. CarterKate M. Carter, Scott StrausScott Straus

Given the coercive nature of colonial states, divisive colonial boundary-making processes, and the often abrupt transitions to independence, a central experience for many sub-Saharan African states has been that of large-scale political violence.... ...

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