The Resource A continent for the taking : the tragedy and hope of Africa, Howard W. French

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

Label
A continent for the taking : the tragedy and hope of Africa
Title
A continent for the taking
Title remainder
the tragedy and hope of Africa
Statement of responsibility
Howard W. French
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"[Howard French] takes us inside Nigeria, Liberia, Mali, and the Congo, examining ... the legacy of colonization in the lives of contemporary Africans"--jacket
Title
A continent for the taking
Creator
Summary
An account of the consequences of the century-long encounter between Africa and the Western world contends that Africa's natural resources have been exploited by Western interests, considers the roles of the region's leaders, traces the outbreaks of AIDSand the Ebola virus, and analyzes genocidal activities in Rwanda and the Congo
Subject
Genre
Award
BCALA Literary Award for Nonfiction, 2005.
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153430
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
967.03/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT352.2
LC item number
.F74 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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the tragedy and hope of Africa
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the tragedy and hope of Africa
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Howard W. French
Label
A continent for the taking : the tragedy and hope of Africa, Howard W. French
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [259]-263) and index
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  • HOU-CEN
  • HOU-COL
  • HOU-FRA
  • HOU-PAR
  • HOU-VIN
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52860139
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 280 pages
Isbn
9780375414619
Lccn
2003058920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
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u814193
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52860139
  • (Sirsi) a814193

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