The state of Africa: a history of fifty years of independence

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Free Press, 2005 - 752 pagine
"Focusing on the key personalities, events and themes of the independence era, Martin Meredith's magisterial history seeks to explore and explain the myriad problems that Africa has faced in the past half-century, and faces still. From the giddy enthusiasms of the 1960s to the 'coming of tyrants' and rapid decline, The State of Africa is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand how it came to this - and what, if anything, is to be done."--BOOK JACKET.

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I was looking for a book to summarize the recent history of Africa as I felt that I had a clearer sense of its colonial history than its post-colonial history. I wanted to know how Kwame Nkrumah ... Leggi recensione completa

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This book is a great introduction to modern African history and culture. It presents in sufficient detail all the transformations that the countries went through, and it explains important historical ... Leggi recensione completa


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