Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Africa
Essays in Contemporary Politics

Nzongola-Ntalaja
Publisher:  Zed
Year Published:  1989  
Pages:  176pp   ISBN:  0-86232-751-2
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX18823

In this collection of essays, one of Africa's most eminent political scientists investigates crucial problems confronting the African continent: its chronic instability and sectional conflict, the nature of class rule and the failure of the post-colonial state to deliver on the promises of independence. The relevance of Marxist theory to an understanding of Africa's social reality is explored, and a theory of national liberation, based on the ideas of Amilcar Cabral, developed.

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