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Author Ndi, Anthony, author

Title Southern West Cameroon revisited (1950-1972). Volume 1, Unveiling inescapable traps / Anthony Ndi
Published North West Region, Cameroon : Langaa RPCIG, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xl, 335 pages : illustrations, photographs, maps
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; About this Book; Praise for this Book; About the Author; Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Abbreviations; List of Photographs; Chapter 1 -- Independence and Reunification: An Analysis ofBasic Issues; A Historical Panorama; Double British Standards; ABroad Analysis of the Issues; The Paradox; Southern Cameroons Refused Independence; Nature, Reason and shape of Reaction; Milne's Revelations Revolutionize Cameroon History; Chapter 2 -- Reunification Account: Setting Basic RecordsStraight
A Distinct Southern Cameroons Political CulturePeaceful, Harmonious Transfer of Power in 1959; The Sagacity of Traditional Rulers; High Calibre Political Leaders: Products of their Time; "Maquizzards", Rebels, Nationalists, or Freedom Fighters; 'Jocular' Not Bloody Fights; Political Leaders: Past, Present and Global; Visionary Leaders: Simple, Austere, Honest and Realistic; Malcolm Milne Pays Glowing Tribute to Foncha Cabinet; A Unique Southern Cameroons Civil Service; Cameroonisation; Chapter 4 -The Plebiscite: Litmus Test of Political Maturity; Origins of the Plebiscite
Golden Jubilee Celebrations Whet AppetitesDistinction of the Summit Magazine interview; The Response: Inherent Limitations; Reunification: Certainly, Not a "Gamble"!; Best Decision Everything Being Equal; Forging a Unique Identity; Southern Cameroons: Political Maturity; Special UNTC Status and Privileges; A Case of Sheer 'Bad Faith'; Two Critical Omissions and a Flawed Target; Victims, Predators and Oppressors; The "Royal Presidency of Alhadji Ahmadou Ahidjo"; Chapter 3 -Southern Cameroons: Political Maturity; An Evolved Political Culture; Qualifications and Political Leadership
The Bamenda All Party Conference: 26-28 June 1961Endeley Refrained from Attending Bamenda Conference; Ndeh Ntumazah: Opponent and Critic; "Unanimous Endorsement at Bamenda"; Foumban Constitutional Conference: 16-21 July 1961; Representation at the Conference; Reception at Foumban; President Ahidjo Opens the Conference; Foncha Speaks for Southern Cameroons Delegation; Endeley for Reconciliation; Fuelling Conspiracy Theories: "Endeley Exclusions"; Time Extended for Anglophone Delegates; Thoroughness and Harmony; Closing the Conference; "Foumban Conference in Complete Agreement"!
The Mamfe Plebiscite Conference 10-11 August 1959Role of Kamerun Students Unions; Plebiscite: Basic Irreconcilable Positions; The UN Debate: A Catch 22 Scenario; Plebiscite Questions: Reasons and Genesis; Derogatory Statements about the Plebiscite; The Plebiscite in Context: Statistical Analysis; Invisible Hand of British Colonial Administration; Consistent Voting Patterns in Favour of Secession; British Support: Remarkable Suggestive Trends; Best Solution Obstructed by Britain; Conclusion; Chapter 5 -- The Constitutional Marathon, From Bamenda toFoumban
Summary This book contributes to discussions on the topical issue of ìFifty Years after the independence of the Southern Cameroonsî, by taking a critical look at the process that lead up to Southern Cameroonsí ëreunificationí with la RÈpublique du Cameroun. This was the period spanning from 1951 to 1961, and possibly up to 1972. This immediately conjures two overriding factors; first, the British colonial policy in Southern Cameroons, which dominated political life in the period leading up to: the Plebiscite, the Buea Tripartite Conference, the Bamenda All Party Conference, the Foumban Constitutional
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed March 29, 2014)
Subject Catholic Church -- Cameroon -- History -- 20th century
Cameroon -- Church history.
Genre/Form Church history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789956791224 (electronic bk.)
9956791229 (electronic bk.)