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Author Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo J.

Title Bondage of Boundaries and Identity Politics in Postcolonial Africa : the 'Northern Problem' and Ethno-Futures
Published Oxford : Africa Institute of South Africa, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (400 pages)
Summary What has confounded African efforts to create cohesive, prosperous and just states in postcolonial Africa? What has been the long-term impact of the Berlin Conference of 1884-5 on African unity and African statehood? Why is postcolonial Africa haunted by various ethno national conflicts? Is secession and irredentism the solution? Can we talk of ethno-futures for Africa? These are the kinds of fundamental questions that this important book addresses. Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni and Brilliant Mhlangaís book introduces the metaphor of the ënorthern problemí to dramatise the fact that there is no ma
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Conflict management -- Africa.
Political violence -- Africa.
Africa -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0798303913
0798304065
9780798303910
9780798304061