Race and Reconciliation: Essays from the New South Africa

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INTRODUCTION

1 See Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, trans. E. Anscombe (New York: Macmillan, 1968), p. v

2 Ibid.


1. THE COAT OF MANY COLORS

1 See Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa Report, vol. 1 (Cape Town: CTP Book Printers and Juta and Company, 1998), p. 107. Hereafter, all references to the five volumes of the report will follow the quotes with volume number and page numbers

2 See Antjie Krog, Country of My Skull (London: Jonathan Cape, 1998), p. 29. Hereafter, all references to Krog will follow the quotes with author's name and page numbers

3 See Dori Laub, “Bearing Witness,” in Testimony Shoshana Felman and Dori Laub (New York and London: Routledge, 1992), p. 58

4 See Jean-François Lyotard, Just Gaming, trans. Wlad Godzich and Samuel Weber (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1985)

5 Although transitional justice is distinctive, one ought not to make too much of its distinctiveness, for every society that lives as a democracy contains within itself an ongoing conversation of democracy, in which dissent is crucial. Hence, every society contains within itself the seeds of “transition” of some kind or another

6 See Geoffrey Robertson, Crimes against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice (London Penguin, 1999), p. 266

7 See Deborah Posel, “The TRC Report: What Kind of History? What Kind of Truth?” delivered at University of Witwatersrand Conference on Truth and Reconciliation, 1998, p. 4-5

8 See Colin Bundy, “The Beast of the Past: History and the TRC,” delivered at University of Witwatersrand Conference on Truth and Reconciliation, 1998

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