Performing South Africa's Truth Commission: Stages of Transition

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South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commissions helped to end apartheid by providing a forum that exposed the nation's gross human rights abuses, provided amnesty and reparations to selected individuals, and eventually promoted national unity and healing. The success or failure of these commissions has been widely debated, but this is the first book to view the truth commission as public ritual and national theater. Catherine M. Cole brings an ethnographer's ear, a stage director's eye, and a historian's judgment to ...

Performing South Africa's Truth Commission: Stages of Transition 2009, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253221452

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Performing South Africa's Truth Commission: Stages of Transition 2009, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253353900

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