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The State of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence

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The State of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence - Meredith, Martin
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Africa is forever on our TV screens, but the bad-news stories (famine, genocide, corruption) massively outweigh the good (South Africa). Ever since the process of decolonialisation began in the mid-1950s, and arguably before, the continent has appeared to be stuck in a process of irreversible decline. Constant war, improper use of natural resources and misappropriation of revenues and aid monies contribute to an impression of a continent beyond hope. How did we get here? What, if anything, is to be done? Weaving together ...

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The State of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence 2006, Free Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780743232227

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The State of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence 2005, Free Press, London

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State of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence 2005, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780743268424

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