New PDF release: Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles

By Richard Dowden

ISBN-10: 1586487531

ISBN-13: 9781586487539

ISBN-10: 1586488163

ISBN-13: 9781586488161

After a lifetime's shut commentary of the continent, one of many world's most interesting Africa correspondents has penned a landmark booklet on existence and dying in glossy Africa. It takes a advisor as observant, skilled, and sufferer as Richard Dowden to bare its truths. Dowden combines a novelist's reward for surroundings with the scholar's seize of ancient swap as he spins stories of cults and trade in Senegal and standard spirituality in Sierra Leone; analyzes the effect of oil and the web on Nigeria and relief on Sudan; and examines what has long past so badly mistaken in Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Burundi, and the Congo. Dowden's grasp paintings is an try and clarify why Africa is how it is, and allows its readers to work out and comprehend this astonishing continent as a spot of notion and super humanity.

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