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Ending autocracy, enabling democracy : the tribulations of southern Africa, 1960-2000

Author: Robert I Rotberg; World Peace Foundation.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : World Peace Foundation ; Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2002.
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Rotberg, Robert I.
Ending autocracy, enabling democracy.
Cambridge, Mass. : World Peace Foundation ; Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001004711
(OCoLC)47767193
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert I Rotberg; World Peace Foundation.
ISBN: 0815798911 9780815798910 9780815775836 0815775830
OCLC Number: 53371709
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 546 pages) : 1 map
Contents: Engaging, explaining, entreating Southern Africa --
Part 1. The new Africa : euphoria, kleptomania, and charisma --
Decolonization and the debut of democracy and authoritarianism --
From settler Rhodesia to African Zimbabwe --
Zambia : promise foregone --
The battle for Southern Africa : Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, and Namibia --
Making the further transition to democracy --
Grandiosity and greed : Zimbabwe --
Part 2. Freeing South Africa from the yoke of Apartheid --
Separate development and other Apartheid contortions --
Divestment and disinvestment --
Mailed fist and velvet glove --
The townships erupt --
The demise of Apartheid --
Freedom and independence --
Mandela and Mbeki --
Part 3. Conclusion --
Establishing democracy and encouraging prosperity in Southern Africa and Africa --
Postscript --
Opinion pieces, 1960-2000.
Responsibility: Robert I. Rotberg.
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