Crisis In Africa: Battleground Of East And West, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Crisis In Africa

Battleground Of East And West, 1st Edition

By Arthur Gavshon

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322 pages

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The great power rivalry surging across Africa today is a heritage of those European statesmen who a century ago in Berlin ruled straight lines on school atlases to carve up a continent—and whole nations with it—into tidy colonial compartments. With African states searching for a political identity in the post-colonial era, the superpowers are now j

About the Author

Arthur Gavshon has been writing about international affairs since serving with South Africa's volunteer army during World War II. As a diplomatic correspondent, he has attended most post-war summit conferences, built up a wide network of diplomatic and political friends and sources, and interviewed and talked informally with successive heads of government in Europe, the United States, Africa, and Asia.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies