Zaire: Continuity And Political Change In An Oppressive State, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Zaire

Continuity And Political Change In An Oppressive State, 1st Edition

By Winsome J Leslie

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216 pages

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Description

This book describes the historical setting of Zaire and focuses on economic and political developments during the Mobutu era. It examines the corrupt and closed political system, with its roots in the colonial state and precolonial political patterns.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Historical Setting 3. The Zairian Polity 4. Society and Culture 5. Economics, Politics, and Interdependence 6. Zaire in the International Arena 7. Plus Ca Change … Zaire and the Future

About the Author

Winsome J Leslie

Subject Categories

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