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Publisher: Africa World Press
ISBN10: 159221584X ISBN13: 9781592215843 DDC: 303.6096 LCC: HN780 Edition: (hard cover)


Includes bibliographical references and index. The polity as family and fortress -- Phallic symbols in politics and war -- The resurrection of the warrior tradition -- Conflict in Africa : an overview -- Conflict and the bondage of boundaries -- Nationalism, ethnicity and violence : the culture and ethnicity of combat -- Liberation wars as clashes of civilizations : from Nelson Mandela to Yasir Arafat -- Nationalism, power and Africa at war : in search of pan-African solutions -- Towards postcolonial pacification : Africa between war and peace -- Numerical strength and nuclear status in the politics of the third world -- The barrel of the gun and the barrel of oil -- The computer culture and nuclear power : African implications -- Africa in a world of disorder : waning racism and waxing culture conflict -- Between global governance and global war : Africa before and after September 11 -- Conflicts of identity and conflicts of values : Africa between ethnicity and religion.


  • LCC: HN780
  • Dewey Decimal: 303.6096

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xiv, 320 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition Info: (hard cover)


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