Zuberi, Tukufu. African Independence: How Africa Shapes the World.

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Zuberi, Tukufu. African Independence: How Africa Shapes the World. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, pp.210, ISBN: 978-1-4422-1642-6.

This contribution highlights the important role Africa has played in recent history and the significant role it will continue to play in the future of America and the globe. In a world where much of the power and wealth remains concentrated in the hands of a very few people, this book looks at how the history of African independence has touched all people--from refugees to heads of state. The author weaves exclusive interview excerpts and stories from many Africans he has met with old newsreels, current news and reports, and research into a larger narrative that takes readers through key events in African history and shows their...

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