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African Upheavals Since Independence

1st Edition

By Grace Stuart Ibingira


350 pages

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This book seeks the fundamental causes of the widespread upheavals in African states today and finds them in the inadequate colonial preparation of African leaders for the responsibilities of independence.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Nature of the Colonial Legacy 1. Introduction 2. Uganda Colonization and Consolidation 3. Nigeria Colonization and Administration 4. Ghana Colonial Administration: Local and Central Governments Part 2: The Politics and Practices of Winner-Take-All and Their Consequences 5. Introduction 6. Uganda: Fundamental Causes of the 1966 Revolution 7. Uganda: The Immediate Causes of the Revolution 8. Ghana: The Centralization of Power 9. Nigeria: The Effects of Winner-Take-All Policies 10. Poverty, Subversion, and Instability Poverty Part 3: The Future: Some Lessons and Some Basic Principles 11. Alternatives for Africa 12. The Military Regime of Idi Amin in Uganda 13. Some basic Principles the Philosophical or Ideological Premise of Government

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies