Africa since Independence

ISBN-10: 0230272878

ISBN-13: 9780230272873

Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Paul Nugent

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List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 6/13/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 680
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Peter C. Phan is the inaugural holder of the Ignacio Ellacuria Chair of Catholic Social Thought at Georgetown University, USA. He has authored and edited over 30 books and published over 300 essays on various aspects of Christian theology and missiology. Among his books are: Christianity with An Asian Face and Being Religious Interreligiously. He recently edited Christianities in Asia and The Cambridge Companion to the Trinity.

List of Maps and Tables
Map 1 Africa showing dates of independence
Introduction: The Basis of Comparison
African Independence: Poisoned Chalice or Cup of Plenty?
A Profile of Africa at Independence
The Shape of Things to Come: Irredentism, Secessionism and the Pan-African Ideals
Modernity and Tradition, Power and Prestige: Monarchs, Chiefs and Politicians, 1956-74
'Ism Schisms': African Socialism and Home-Grown Capitalism, 1960-85
Khaki Fatigue: Military Rule in Africa, 1960-95
Second Liberation: Guerrilla Warfare, Township, Revolt and the Search for a New Social Order
Invasion of the Acronyms: SAPs, AIDS and the NGO Takeover
Democracy Rediscovered: Popular Protest, Elite Mobilisation and the Return of Multipartyism, 1990-2011
Millennial Africa: The National Question Revisited
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