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Dark age : the political odyssey of Emperor Bokassa

Auteur : E Brian Titley
Éditeur: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1997.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Biographie   Fichier d'ordinateur : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les 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,  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: Biographies
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Personne nommée: Bokassa, Emperor of the Central African Empire; Bokassa, Emperor of the Central African Empire; Bokassa, Emperor of the Central African Empire; Jean-Bédel Bokassa
Type d’ouvrage: Biographie
Type de document: Livre, Fichier d'ordinateur
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: E Brian Titley
ISBN: 0773516026 9780773516021 0853237123 9780853237129 0773524185 9780773524187 0773570462 9780773570467
Numéro OCLC: 36340842
Description: xii, 257 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsabilité: 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  Lire la suite...

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/837067855#Topic\/dictateurs_biographies_republique_centrafricaine<\/a>> # Dictateurs--Biographies--R\u00E9publique centrafricaine<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Dictateurs--Biographies--R\u00E9publique centrafricaine<\/span>\"@fr<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/837067855#Topic\/politics_and_government<\/a>> # Politics and government<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Politics and government<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/94795503<\/a>> # E Brian Titley<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Titley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"E. Brian<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"E Brian Titley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/36340842#Review\/-585162395<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Review<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:itemReviewed<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/36340842<\/a>> ; # Dark age : the political odyssey of Emperor Bokassa<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:reviewBody<\/a> \"\"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, Bokassa seized power in the Central African Republic in 1966. His excesses soon became legendary: he was accused of cannibalism, feeding enemies to lions and crocodiles, and beating schoolchildren to death. Bokassa\'s tendency for self-aggrandizement culminated in 1977 when he named himself emperor and orchestrated a coronation based on Napoleon\'s. He was overthrown by French paratroopers in 1979 and went into exile, but returned to his homeland in 1985 to face a sensational trial.\" \"Titley interprets Bokassa\'s authoritarian and self-aggrandizing style as an attempt to legitimize his regime in a context devoid of indigenous political structures and explores the troubled relations between France and its former colonies. Combining techniques of historical inquiry and investigative journalism, he has produced a fascinating account of a pivotal chapter in contemporary African history.\"--Jacket.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n\n

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