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Author French, Howard W.

Title A continent for the taking : the tragedy and hope of Africa / Howard W. French.

Publication Info. New York : Vintage Books, 2005.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  DT352.2 .F74 2005    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st Vintage Books ed.
Description xvii, 280 pages, unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: Knopf, 2004.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-263) and index.
Contents Prehistory -- Leviathan -- Plague -- The golden bough -- Greater Liberia -- Falling apart -- Where peacocks roam -- Castles in the sand -- Tough love -- Long knives -- Le roi est mort (Long live the king).
Summary "[Howard French] takes us inside Nigeria, Liberia, Mali, and the Congo, examining ... the legacy of colonization in the lives of contemporary Africans"--Jacket.
Chronological Term Since 1960
Subject Relations extérieures.
Conditions sociales.
Evolution politique.
Pouvoir politique.
Diplomatic relations. (OCoLC)fst01907412
Political science. (OCoLC)fst01069781
Social history. (OCoLC)fst01122498
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Description and travel.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Social conditions -- 1960-
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Politics and government -- 1960-
United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Afrique subsaharienne.
Africa, Sub-Saharan. (OCoLC)fst01239520
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
ISBN 1400030277 (paperback)
9781400030279 (paperback)

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