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The Shackled Continent: Power, Corruption, and African Lives

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A former Africa editor for "The Economist," Robert Guest addresses the troubled continent's thorniest problems: war, AIDS, and above all, poverty. Newly updated with a preface that considers political and economic developments of the past six years, "The Shackled Continent" is engrossing, highly readable, and as entertaining as it is tragic. Guest pulls the veil off the corruption and intrigue that cripple so many African nations, posing a provocative theory that Africans have been impoverished largely by their own leaders ...

The Shackled Continent: Power, Corruption, and African Lives 2004, Smithsonian Books (DC), Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781588342140

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