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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 statement of the continent, one of many world's best Africa correspondents has penned a landmark publication on existence and dying in sleek Africa. It takes a consultant as observant, skilled, and sufferer as Richard Dowden to bare its truths. Dowden combines a novelist's present for surroundings with the scholar's seize of historic swap as he spins stories of cults and trade in Senegal and standard spirituality in Sierra Leone; analyzes the impression of oil and the net on Nigeria and relief on Sudan; and examines what has long gone 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 permits its readers to work out and comprehend this amazing continent as a spot of thought and super humanity.

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