Africa since Independence

Africa since Independence

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Activist, scholar, and political journalist Colin Legum assesses Africa's experience since independence and offers judicious predictions about the continent's future. Covering 50 years of sweeping change, this provocative and insightful book examines Africa's struggle for democracy, mounting economic problems, and AIDS.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 140.7 x 214.4 x 9.9mm | 169.2g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253213347
  • 9780253213341

About Colin Legum

Colin Legum now lives in Cape Town, his original home, from which he was for many years banned under apartheid. He is the author of numerous books, including Pan-Africanism: A Brief History and South Africa: Crisis for the West (with Margaret Legum). He was the founder of the African Contemporary Record and edited twenty- three volumes of this publication. He was also co-editor of The Middle East Survey.show more

Table of contents

The Romantic Period, 1939-1970" "The Period of Disillusionment, 1970-1985""The Period of Realism, 1988-?""A Period of Renaissance?"show more

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