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Armies and Politics in Tropical Africa.

Brookings Institution.

Armies and Politics in Tropical Africa.

by Brookings Institution.

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Written in English


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SeriesBrookings Research Report -- 109
ContributionsLefever, E.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21709012M

  The sixth edition of Africa in World Politics focuses on challenges African states face in constructing viable political economies in contexts both of familiar domestic challenges and an unprecedented mix of engagements, opportunities, and threats emanating from a turbulent and rapidly changing international order. This text, including new chapters on Nigeria and the influence of party. Using examples and case studies drawn from different parts of tropical Africa, the book investigates both theoretically and in considerable empirical detail a range of key issues and institutions in the government and politics of African states. The book has been revised throughout for the second edition and its scope has been extended to cover.

The Afrika Korps or German Africa Corps (German: Deutsches Afrikakorps, DAK listen (help info)) was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North African Campaign of World War sent as a holding force to shore up the Italian defense of their African colonies, the formation fought on in Africa, under various appellations, from March until its surrender in May Chapter 13 Tropical Africa and Asia. Such huge projects increased production, but they were highly vulnerable to natural disasters and political disruptions. In contrast, the smaller irrigation systems constructed at the village level were easier to reconstruct and provided greater long-term stability.

Armies and Parties in Africa. Chapter “Military Rule and Political Process: Nigerian Examples” and “Politics under Military Rule in Nigeria.” Also: “Background to Chapters ” pp. East African collection JQ A1B Historian in Tropical Africa (International African Institute) by Vansina, Jan; Raymond Mauny; L.V. Thomas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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