History of Central Africa: The Contemporary Years since 1960 / Edition 1

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An authoritative account and analysis of what has happened to the region of central Africa since the period of vigorous decolonization in the 1960s, this volume compares the legacies of British, French and Portuguese colonization. History of Central Africa examines the modern nations of Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Gabon, Malawi, Mozambique, Zaire, Zambia, and Zimbabwe; and considers the impact on the region of the ethnic conflict in neighboring Rwanda and Bweebndi.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780582276079
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 1/12/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 317
  • Product dimensions: 6.19 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

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List of tables
Preface
1 Beyond independence 1
2 Chad in the age of the warlords 21
3 Cameroun and the politics of patronage 43
4 Comparisons and contrasts in equatorial Africa: Gabon, Congo and the Central African Republic 67
5 Zaire: the anatomy of a failed state 97
6 Angola: the challenge of statehood 131
7 Exploitation and neglect: rural producers and the state in Malawi and Zambia 167
8 Zimbabwe and the long search for independence 203
9 Mozambique: a tapestry of conflict 231
10 Images and themes in the nineties 267
Sources and further reading 283
Acknowledgements 308
Index 310
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