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African independence : how Africa shapes the world

Author: Tukufu Zuberi
Publisher: Lanham ; Boulder : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a dynamic discussion of how Africa shapes world events today. Although Africa is often portrayed as a removed and impoverished area, remembered for the suffering of its people, it has played an important role in recent history and will continue to play a significant role in the future of America. Tukufu Zuberi weaves interview excerpts and stories from many Africans he has met-from refugees to heads of
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tukufu Zuberi
ISBN: 9781442216419 1442216417 9781442216433 1442216433 9781442216426 1442216425
OCLC Number: 904715758
Description: xiv, 195 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: From colonialism to Pan-Africanism : the impact of World War II --
The end of colonial rule : beginnings of independence --
Africa in the cold war : repression and liberation --
April 1994 and beyond : African independence today.
Responsibility: Tukufu Zuberi.

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In this pleasant and accessible study, Zuberi, an academic and host of the PBS series History Detectives, guides readers through the historical and current straits of the vast continent of Africa. Read more...

 
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