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On the Fringes of a Christian Kingdom: The White Fathers, Colonial Rule and the Báhêmbá in Sola, Northern Katanga, 1909-1960
This article charts the history of a White Fathers mission in a challenging rural milieu on the margins of the Christian ‘kingdom’ they established in southeastern Congo. It follows the Society from their arrival in the ...
Belgian Rule and its Afterlives: Colonialism, Developmentalism and Mobutism in the Tanganyika District, Southeastern DR-Congo, 1885-1985
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-11-10)
The arrival of Belgian rule in the late nineteenth century initiated significant changes in the labour history of Tanganyika, a province in the southeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as well the discursive ...
Same Memory, Different Memorials: The Holy Ghost Fathers (Spiritans), Martyrdom and the Kongolo Massacre
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2018-08-17)
Recent literature on modern martyrdom and memory has focused on cases in which individual groups remember martyrs’ sacrifices by making similar memorials to them. However, this article argues that even if members of a group ...