n Historia - A study in Afro-pessimism.
, Martin Meredith : book review

Volume 50, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0018-229X
  • Author A.S. Mlambo
  • Source : Historia, Volume 50, Issue 2, Nov 2005, p. 320 - 324
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)
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    The International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS)



Extracted from text ... 320 A Study in Afro-pessimism Martin Meredith, The State of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence Jonathan Ball Publishers, Johannesburg & Cape Town, 2005 752 pp ISBN 1 86842 220 8 R184.00 The State of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence is the latest offering from Martin Meredith, the author of many books on the recent history of Africa, as well as biographies of some of the major political actors. As the title suggests, this book focuses on Africa's experience in the half-century following the end of European colonialism. Although it is subtitled A History of ..

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