Few British poets have dared to write about the struggles of Africa: crippled by AIDS, the poorest client-continent to the blithe progress of global free-trading. In this poetry-prose Salvo, Douglas Oliver calls on White westerners, complicit in their governments' neglect of Africa, to rediscover their common humanity with the continent. Fusing political with personal and covering many African countries, Oliver's tenth book of poetry invites readers to engage in a process of discovery and learning about the European ...

A Salvo for Africa 2000, Bloodaxe Books

ISBN-13: 9781852244750

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