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Angola : the weight of history

Author: Patrick Chabal; Nuno Vidal
Publisher: London : Hurst & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an introduction to the history of Angola and analyzes its economic, political, and social evolution.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Angola.
London : Hurst & Co., ©2007
(OCoLC)608471856
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Chabal; Nuno Vidal
ISBN: 9781850658849 1850658846 9781850658801 1850658803
OCLC Number: 191030618
Description: x, 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: E pluribus unum : transitions in Angola / Patrick Chabal --
Angola in historical context / Malyn Newitt --
The mutation of hegemonic domination / Christine Messiant --
The Angolan regime and the move to multiparty politics / Nuno Vidal --
The economic foundations of the patrimonial state / Tony Hodges --
Social neglect and the emergence of civil society / Nuno Vidal.
Other Titles: Weight of history
Responsibility: Patrick Chabal and Nuno Vidal, editors.

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"This book's great strength is to put the contemporary,postwar condition of Angola into a historicalcontext and to show how the present cannot beunderstood without this highly particular past. Itis Read more...

 
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