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Government and politics in Africa

Author: William Tordoff
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed. [rev. and upd.]View all editions and formats
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This new updated edition of the definitive textbook on African government and politics provides comprehensive coverage of the contemporary politics of the continent set in a clear historical context.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Tordoff
ISBN: 033396439X 9780333964392
OCLC Number: 51910288
Description: xviii, 326 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: African politics since independence --
Colonialism and colonial impact --
Nationalism and the transfer of power --
State and society --
Political parties --
Administration --
The military --
Political liberalisation and economic reform --
Regional groupings and the Organisation of African Unity --
Conclusions: ideology, the post-colonial state and development.
Responsibility: William Tordoff.

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