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Child Soldiers in Africa: A singular Phenomenon?

01/01/2006 Jean-Hervé Jézéquel

The much publicized figure of the child soldier in Africa is placed in context in this historiographical survey: the author ties it to the general subject of children in war – which has affected America and Europe at different times – and reveals the necessity of developing a history of child status in Africa.

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