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Author Waters, Robert Anthony, 1960-

Title Historical dictionary of United States-Africa relations / Robert Anthony Waters, Jr
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (369 pages)
Series Historical dictionaries of U.S. diplomacy ; no. 9
Historical dictionaries of U.S. diplomacy ; no. 9
Contents Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Map of Africa; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Bibliography; About the Author; Photospread
Summary The image of Africa among Americans at the beginning of the 21st century is tragic; America's image among Africans is of a place that is splendid but arrogant and unfeeling. Both have large elements of truth. Poverty, coups, corruption, pandemic disease, and tribal, racial, and religious violence are all too common in Africa. So too is Americans' lack of concern about the people of a continent that suffers from these tragedies, as well as their government's support for African governments that treat theirpeople as prey instead of citizens. The Historical Dictionary of United States-Africa Rela
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Africa -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008039649
ISBN 0810862913 (electronic bk.)
9780810862913 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)