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Subnationalism in Africa : ethnicity, alliances, and politics

Author: Joshua Forrest
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The trend toward subnationalist autonomy - and away from the development of singular, state-centric political systems based on the Western model - is one of the most striking phenomena in Africa today. Joshua Forrest analyzes the expansion of ethnic subnationalist movements in the postcolonial period, the reasons behind their growth, and their implications for African politics."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Forrest
ISBN: 1588262278 9781588262271
OCLC Number: 52335130
Description: vii, 279 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Rise of Subnationalism in Africa --
The Historical Context --
The Contemporary Context --
Cultural Mosaics --
Persistent Regionalism --
Secession Achieved --
Rebelling Alone --
Leaders and Rebels --
Reclaiming the Kingdom --
Back Toward the Future --
Reconstructing African Polities.
Responsibility: Joshua B. Forrest.

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