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Title A history of Central Africa : the contemporary years since 1960 / edited by David Birmingham and Phyllis M. Martin.

Published New York : Longman, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  967.032 HIST    AVAILABLE
Physical description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Beyond independence / Phyllis M. Martin -- 2. Chad in the age of the warlords / Robert Buijtenhuijs -- 3. Cameroun and the politics of patronage / Andreas Mehler -- 4. Comparisons and contrasts in equatorial Africa: Gabon, Congo and the Central African Republic / Elikia M'Bokolo -- 5. Zaire: the anatomy of a failed state / Crawford Young -- 6. Angola: the challenge of statehood / Christine Messiant -- 7. Exploitation and neglect: rural producers and the state in Malawi and Zambia / Megan Vaughan -- 8. Zimbabwe and the long search for independence / Terence Ranger -- 9. Mozambique: a tapestry of conflict / Jeanne Marie Penvenne -- 10. Images and themes in the nineties / David Birmingham.
Summary An authoritative account and analysis of what has happened to the region of central Africa since the period of vigorous decolonization in the 1960s, this volume compares the legacies of British, French and Portuguese colonization. History of Central Africa examines the modern nations of Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Gabon, Malawi, Mozambique, Zaire, Zambia, and Zimbabwe; and considers the impact on the region of the ethnic conflict in neighboring Rwanda and Bweebndi.
Other author Birmingham, David.
Martin, Phyllis M.
Subject Africa, Central -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Africa, Southern -- Politics and government.
ISBN 058227608X (csd)
0582276071 (ppr)