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The Resource The fate of Africa : from the hopes of freedom to the heart of despair : a history of fifty years of independence, Martin Meredith

The fate of Africa : from the hopes of freedom to the heart of despair : a history of fifty years of independence, Martin Meredith

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The fate of Africa : from the hopes of freedom to the heart of despair : a history of fifty years of independence
Title
The fate of Africa
Title remainder
from the hopes of freedom to the heart of despair : a history of fifty years of independence
Statement of responsibility
Martin Meredith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a narrative of the last fifty years of African history, analyzing the factors which account for the political chaos, financial troubles, and civil wars which prevail in many African countries today
Summary
Presents a narrative of the last fifty years of African history, analyzing the factors which account for the political chaos, financial troubles, and civil wars which prevail in many African countries today
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
173460
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
960.3/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DT30.5
LC item number
.M455 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
from the hopes of freedom to the heart of despair : a history of fifty years of independence
Label
The fate of Africa : from the hopes of freedom to the heart of despair : a history of fifty years of independence, Martin Meredith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [707]-734) and index
Contents
The Gold Coast experiment -- Revolt on the Nile -- Land of the setting sun -- L'Afrique Noire -- Winds of change -- Heart of darkness -- The white South -- The birth of nations -- The first dance of freedom -- Feet of clay -- A house divided -- Death of an emperor -- The coming of tyrants -- In search of Ujamaa -- The passing of the old guard -- The slippery slope -- The great plunderer -- White dominoes -- Red tears -- Fault lines -- The scourge of Aids -- The lost decade -- The struggle for democracy -- A time of triumph -- In the name of the prophet -- Black hawk down -- The graves are not yet full -- Where vultures fly -- Blood diamonds -- No condition is permanent -- The honour of living -- Black Gold -- A degree in violence -- Somewhere over the rainbow -- Out of Africa
Control code
2477845
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 752 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9781586483982
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005047576
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm58791298
  • (OCoLC)58791298
Label
The fate of Africa : from the hopes of freedom to the heart of despair : a history of fifty years of independence, Martin Meredith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [707]-734) and index
Contents
The Gold Coast experiment -- Revolt on the Nile -- Land of the setting sun -- L'Afrique Noire -- Winds of change -- Heart of darkness -- The white South -- The birth of nations -- The first dance of freedom -- Feet of clay -- A house divided -- Death of an emperor -- The coming of tyrants -- In search of Ujamaa -- The passing of the old guard -- The slippery slope -- The great plunderer -- White dominoes -- Red tears -- Fault lines -- The scourge of Aids -- The lost decade -- The struggle for democracy -- A time of triumph -- In the name of the prophet -- Black hawk down -- The graves are not yet full -- Where vultures fly -- Blood diamonds -- No condition is permanent -- The honour of living -- Black Gold -- A degree in violence -- Somewhere over the rainbow -- Out of Africa
Control code
2477845
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
vi, 752 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9781586483982
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005047576
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm58791298
  • (OCoLC)58791298

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