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Africa Is Not a Country Notes on a Bright Continent

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ISBN-10: 0393881539

ISBN-13: 9780393881530

Edition: N/A

Authors: Dipo Faloyin

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An exuberant and stereotype-busting portrait of contemporary Africa in all its splendid diversity, by one of its leading new writers. So often Africa is depicted simplistically as a uniform land of famines and safaris, poverty and strife. In this funny and insightful book, Dipo Faloyin offers a much-needed corrective. He unearths surprising truths about many African countries' colonial heritage, traces the story of the continent's struggles with democracy in seven dictatorships, explores lively local rivalries from the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament to the debate over which West African country makes the best jollof rice, takes on the origins and legacy of the continent's…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/6/2022
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 5.90" wide x 8.60" long x 1.40" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English