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A history of postcolonial lusophone Africa

Author: Patrick Chabal; David Birmingham; et al
Publisher: London : Hurst, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A history of the five African Lusophone countries - Angola, Mozambique, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde and Sao Tome e Principe -since they became independent from Portugal in 1974-5. It analyzes what  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Chabal; David Birmingham; et al
ISBN: 1850655944 9781850655947 1850655898 9781850655893
OCLC Number: 907612126
Description: XX, 339 p. : krt. ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1 Lusophone Africa in historical and comparative perspective: colonial wars; decolonization; politics, power and the postcolonial state; creating nations; building socialism; the failings of one-party states; Angola and Mozambique - social divisions, political rivalries and civil war; the international dimension; the transition to multiparty politics. Part 2 Country studies: Angola, David Birmingham; Mozambique, Malyn Newitt; Guinea Bissau, Joshua Forrest; Cape Verde, Elisa Silva Andrade; Sao Tome e Principe, Gerhard Seibert.
Responsibility: Patrick Chabal ; with David Birmingham ... [et al.].
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