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  • Epigraph:

    In Europe there are shelves of books dedicated to every war, archives full of documents, special rooms in museums. Nothing of the kind exists in Africa. Here, even the longest and greatest war is forgotten, falls into oblivion. Its traces vanish by the day after: the dead must be buried immediately, new huts created on the site of burned ones … History in these parts appears suddenly, descends like a deus ex machina, reaps its bloody harvest, seizes its prey, and disappears.

    Ryszard Kapuściński, The Shadow of the Sun: My African Life, 1998

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    y separately published work icon Meanjin vol. 74 no. 2 2015 8716510 2015 periodical issue 2015 pg. 6-12
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