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From Lumumba to Gbagbo : Africa in the Eddy of the Euro-American Quest for Exceptionalism (Paperback)

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In recent years, the Euro-American powers have made multiple armed incursions into Africa. The election of President Obama, greeted by most Africans as providential for their centuries-old troubled relations with the West, instead inaugurated a destructive coalition against Africa. In places like Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt and Libya, the United Nations, the International Criminal Court, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have supported military intrusions, arbitrary imprisonments, deportations and political assassinations under the guise of bringing freedom and democracy to benighted Africa. The destabilization of Africa, the division of the continent into lawless zones controlled by thuggish warlords, the displacement of millions of refugees and the systematic sacking of Africa's resources are telling: In Africa, the West was not on a goodwill mission. This book examines the West's policy of aggression in Africa over the last 50 years as a legacy of colonialism, with human and economic costs that are radicalizing African nationalists.
Number of Pages: 281
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Africa, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: K. Martial Frindu00e9thiu00e9
Language: English
Street Date: January 25, 2016
TCIN: 50243335
UPC: 9780786494040
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-3683
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