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Grassroots politics in an African state

Walter Barrows

Grassroots politics in an African state

integration and development in Sierra Leone

by Walter Barrows

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Published by Africana Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenema District, Sierra Leone
    • Subjects:
    • Kenema District, Sierra Leone -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementWalter Barrows.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT516.9.K46 B37 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 265 p. :
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5074090M
      ISBN 10086490183X
      LC Control Number74084655

      Book Description. Scholars and students of African politics address some of the thorniest issues of our time. Indeed, over the last thirty years or so, the subdiscipline has expanded in scope and ambition, and leads the way in major fields of research, such as the study of . It is a compilation of well researched essays and narratives on Nigerian government and politics. The book is a multi-disciplinary assessment of Nigeria's democratic strides, including contributions from scholars in a broad range of disciplines such as history, sociology and anthropology, political science, economics, international relations.

      AIDS, Politics, and Music in South Africa; AIDS, Politics, and Music in South Africa. The implications of AIDS for the post-apartheid state African Studies 61 R. Thabo Mbeki's World: the politics and ideology of the South African President Scottsville University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. Buijs, G. Presenting and re-presenting Cited by: This book examines the evolution of Black Power activism at the local level. Comprised of essays that examine Black Power's impact at the grassroots level in cities in the North, South, Mid-West and West, this anthology expands on the profusion .

      Grassroots at the Gatewaycharts the development of this race-class divide, offering an uncommon reading of not only the civil rights movement but also the emergence and consolidation of a black working class. Clarence Lang is Assistant Professor in African American Studies and History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Explore our list of African Americans - Politics and Government - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. African Americans - Politics and Government - History. 1 - 20 of results WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE IN HISTORY WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZENATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST * LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE .


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