‘MY TRAINING IS DEEPLY CHRISTIAN AND I AM AGAINST VIOLENCE’: JASON SENDWE, THE BALUBAKAT, AND THE KATANGESE SECESSION, 1957–64

@article{Loffman2020MYTI,
  title={‘MY TRAINING IS DEEPLY CHRISTIAN AND I AM AGAINST VIOLENCE’: JASON SENDWE, THE BALUBAKAT, AND THE KATANGESE SECESSION, 1957–64},
  author={Reuben A. Loffman},
  journal={The Journal of African History},
  year={2020},
  volume={61},
  pages={263 - 281}
}
Abstract This article examines the Baluba Association of Katanga (Balubakat) from its creation in 1957 until its dissolution in 1964, as well as its leader Jason Sendwe. Despite not receiving much scholarly coverage hitherto, Sendwe and the Balubakat played an important part in undermining the Katangese secession, along with the UN and the Congolese National Army (ANC). This article's focus on the Balubakat and Sendwe challenges the traditional historical focus on top parties, such as the… 

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