John F. Clark, Florida International University
"The book on Congo that I have been waiting for: compact, powerful,and judicious. It is clear without oversimplifying the complexity.It provides an important historical perspective, and makes sexualviolence central to the set of problems that need to be explained.Perfect for classroom use, and an excellent primer on the centralissues for experts and readers of all hues."
Nancy Rose Hunt, University of Michigan
"With keen attention to historical detail, Turner offers awide-ranging analysis of the political and humanitarian challengesposed by the Congo's agonies; no one seriously interested in takingthe measure of the unfolding crisis can afford to ignore thiscompelling effort to make intelligible its never-ending quest forpeace and stability."
René Lemarchand, University of Florida