This book provides an overview of Tanzania, one of Africa's economically most distressed, socially most innovative, and politically most controversial countries. Focusing on the last three decades, it glimpses into the rich Tanzanian past and reflects influences from the world's major cultures.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- The Origins of Tanzania -- The Ecology of Change -- Toward Socialism and Democracy? -- Toward Socialism and Equality? -- Toward International Leadership and Autonomy? -- The Tanzanian Experiment After Three Decades
Rodger Yeager is professor of political science, adjunct professor of African history, and director of international studies at West Virginia University.