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Power in Africa: An Essay in Political Interpretation
     

Power in Africa: An Essay in Political Interpretation

by Patrick Chabal
 

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'This book will rightfully head many a reading list...'C.Allen, British Book News Power in Africa casts a fresh look at contemporary Black African politics. It reviews the merits and failings of existing interpretations of Africa's post-colonial society and offers a new approach to its understanding. It has two main aims. First, to present a comparative conceptual

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'This book will rightfully head many a reading list...'C.Allen, British Book News Power in Africa casts a fresh look at contemporary Black African politics. It reviews the merits and failings of existing interpretations of Africa's post-colonial society and offers a new approach to its understanding. It has two main aims. First, to present a comparative conceptual framework which places Africa's politics within its appropriate historical context. Second, to offer an explanation of what is actually happening in Africa - beyond the clichs of a dark continent perennially in crisis.

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ISBN-13:
9780312099541
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/10/1993
Edition description:
1994
Pages:
321
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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