This book approaches the study of Africa's international relations with a consciousness not only of past events but also of future prospects. It focuses on the black peoples everywhere, not merely those of the African continent, to understand the dynamics of black diplomacy.
Part One: The Global Context 1. Africa & the International Structure 2. Africa & International Ideologies 3. Early Struggles against Dependency: Nkrumah versus de Gaulle Part Two: Inter-Regional Relations 4. Africa & the Black Diaspora 5. Mrica & Western Europe 6. Africa & Asia 7. Africa & the Middle East 8. Africa & the USA 9. Africa & the Soviet Union 10. Mrica & the United Nations Part Three: The Global Issues 11. Race & Dignity 12. Arms & Nationhood 13. Population & Politics 14. Ecology & Culture 15. Towards the Year 2000: A Conclusion