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Nation-making at the border: Zambian diplomacy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Abstract:

How and where were new African nations made at the moment of decolonization? Focusing on the periphery rather than the center provides an insightful answer to this question: imposing national identity in border regions with mixed and mobile populations, dynamic migrant flows, and cross-border linkages was a task fraught with contradiction. This article explores the establishment of Zambian political and diplomatic space in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the activities of Zambian politic...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S001041751800052X

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
OSGA
Sub department:
Area Studies
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Comparative Studies in Society and History Journal website
Volume:
61
Issue:
1
Pages:
145-175
Publication date:
2018-12-28
Acceptance date:
2018-03-20
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EISSN:
1475-2999
ISSN:
0010-4175
Source identifiers:
844891
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pubs:844891
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uuid:c6354b13-4dfa-4101-8399-8ab06729d535
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pubs:844891
Deposit date:
2018-04-30

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