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The Black Man's Burden: Africa and the Curse of the Nation-Stateby Basil Davidson
Synopses & Reviews
An absorbing, highly acclaimed examination of Africa's transition from colonialism to revolution to the social turmoil of today.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-342) and index.
Table of Contents
Africa without history — The road not taken — Shadows of neglected ancestors — Tribalism and the new nationalism — The rise of the nation-state — The challenge of nationalism — The Black man's burden — Pirates in power — The European parallel.
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