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Dark age : the political odyssey of Emperor Bokassa

Author: E Brian Titley
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Dark Age recounts the turbulent political career of the late Jean-Bedel Bokassa, flamboyant president-for-life and later emperor of the Central African Republic/Empire. Brian Titley examines the myths and legends surrounding the man, probes their origins and veracity, and attempts to provide a more balanced perspective on this controversial and misunderstood figure." "Following a lengthy career in the French army,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Biography
Named Person: Bokassa, Emperor of the Central African Empire; Bokassa, Emperor of the Central African Empire; Bokassa, Emperor of the Central African Empire; Bokassa, Emperor of the Central African Empire; Jean-Bédel Bokassa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E Brian Titley
ISBN: 0773516026 9780773516021 0853237123 9780853237129 0773524185 9780773524187 0773570462 9780773570467
OCLC Number: 36340842
Description: xii, 257 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Brian Titley.
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An account of the turbulent career of Jean-Bedel Bokassa, self-styled and tyrannical Emperor of the Central African Republic. Titley probes the origins and veracity of the myths and legends  Read more...

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"A fascinating historical study that engages the reader from start to finish. Titley sheds light on the nature of personalistic dictatorships in sub-Saharan Africa and on the extent to which France Read more...

 
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