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The Resource Africa since independence : a comparative history, Paul Nugent

Africa since independence : a comparative history, Paul Nugent

Label
Africa since independence : a comparative history
Title
Africa since independence
Title remainder
a comparative history
Statement of responsibility
Paul Nugent
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work presents a comparative study of the different trajectories and experiences of independent African states. It looks at the legacies of the various colonialist nations and analyzes territorial and boundary issues, as well as the contrasting ideological paths of the various African regimes
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
960.3/2
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT30.5
LC item number
.N84 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Africa since independence : a comparative history, Paul Nugent
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 490-607) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The basis of comparison. -- African independence: poisoned chalice or cup of plenty? -- A profile of Africa at independence. -- The shape of things to come: irredentism, secessionism and the Pan-African ideal. -- Modernity and tradition, power and prestige: monarchs, chiefs and politicians, 1956-74. -- 'Ism schisms': African socialism and home-grown capitalism, 1960-85. -- Khaki fatigue: military rule in Africa, 1960-85. -- Second liberation: guerilla warfare, township revolt and the search for a new social order. -- Invasion of the acronyms: SAPs, AIDS and the NGO takeover. -- Democracy rediscovered: popular protest, elite mobilisation and the return of multipartyism. -- Millennial Africa: the national question revisited
Control code
ocm54537418
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 620 pages
Isbn
9780333682739
Lccn
2004044503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)54537418
Label
Africa since independence : a comparative history, Paul Nugent
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 490-607) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The basis of comparison. -- African independence: poisoned chalice or cup of plenty? -- A profile of Africa at independence. -- The shape of things to come: irredentism, secessionism and the Pan-African ideal. -- Modernity and tradition, power and prestige: monarchs, chiefs and politicians, 1956-74. -- 'Ism schisms': African socialism and home-grown capitalism, 1960-85. -- Khaki fatigue: military rule in Africa, 1960-85. -- Second liberation: guerilla warfare, township revolt and the search for a new social order. -- Invasion of the acronyms: SAPs, AIDS and the NGO takeover. -- Democracy rediscovered: popular protest, elite mobilisation and the return of multipartyism. -- Millennial Africa: the national question revisited
Control code
ocm54537418
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 620 pages
Isbn
9780333682739
Lccn
2004044503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)54537418

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