Madagascar: Conflicts Of Authority In The Great Island, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Madagascar

Conflicts Of Authority In The Great Island, 1st Edition

By Philip M. Allen

Routledge

254 pages

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Description

This book shows how family affinities and community loyalties at the foundation of Madagascar's culture have influenced Malagasy nationalism and forged islandwide traditions. It explores the complex challenges facing Madagascar's resurgent democratic forces.

Table of Contents

1. The Virtue of Insularity 2. Politics: From Paternalism to Revolution 3. Ratsiraka's Republic: Revolution as Myth 4. Society in Modern Madagascar 5. Madagascar's Economy: Flight from Reality 6. Conclusion: Continuity as Revolution

Subject Categories

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