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Rift : A New Africa Breaks Free, Library Edition (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Alex Perry)

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A vivid, powerful and controversial look at how the world gets Africa wrong, and how a resurgent Africa is forcing it to think again.Africa has long been misunderstood—and abused—by outsiders. Correspondent Alex Perry traveled the continent for most of a decade, meeting with entrepreneurs and warlords, professors and ****** smugglers, presidents and jihadis. Beginning with a devastating investigation into a largely unreported war crime—in 2011, when the US and the major aid agencies helped cause a famine in which 250,000 Somalis died—he finds Africa at a moment of furious self-assertion. To finally win their freedom, Africans must confront three last false prophets—Islamists, dictators, and aid workers—who would keep them in their bonds. Beautifully written, intimately reported, and sure to spark debate, The Rift passionately argues that a changing Africa revolutionizes our ideas of it and of ourselves.
Edition: Unabridged
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Africa / General
Format: AudioCD
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Author: Alex Perry
Language: English
Street Date: November 17, 2015
TCIN: 50339221
UPC: 9781478961864
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-8989

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