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Kosovo and Chechnya/Kosova and Ichkeria

Cerwyn Moore

in Contemporary Violence

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780719075995
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781702697 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719075995.003.0003
Kosovo and Chechnya/Kosova and Ichkeria

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This chapter considers Kosovo and Chechnya as examples of contemporary conflict. It examines the history, geopolitics, trends and features of Kosovo and Chechnya that helped write the character of violence in those regions. It then looks at an analysis that uses the account of storied identity, cultural narratives and founding events discussed in Chapter 1. It then locates Kosova and Ichkeria within a broader historically conditioned narrative space.

Keywords: contemporary conflict; character of violence; storied identity; cultural narratives; founding events; narrative space

Chapter.  8266 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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