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Author Adebajo, Adekeye, 1966-

Title The curse of Berlin : Africa after the Cold War / Adekeye Adebajo

Publ Info London : Hurst, 2010
 PC  DT30.5 .A334 2010b    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DT30.5 .A334 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxxiii, 414 pages ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Preface: Black Berlin and the curse of fragmentation : from Bismarck to Barack / Ali M. Mazrui -- Introduction: Bismarck's sorcery and Africa's three magic kingdoms -- pt. 1. The quest for security -- Prophets of pax Africana : Africa's security architecture -- From global apartheid to global village : Africa and the United Nations -- The pharaoh and the prophet : Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Kofi Annan -- pt. 2. The quest for hegemony -- Messiah or mercantilist? : South Africa in Africa -- Gulliver's troubles : Nigeria in Africa -- An axis of virtue? : South Africa and Nigeria in Africa -- An axis of evil? : China, the United States, and France in Africa -- The springbok and the dragon : South Africa vs. China in Africa -- pt. 3. The quest for unity -- Mandela and Rhodes : a monstrous marriage -- Thabo Mbeki : a Nkrumahist renaissance? -- Towers of Babel? : the African Union and the European Union -- Obamamania : Africa, African Americans, and the avuncular Sam -- The heirs of Gandhi : how Africa and Asia changed the world
LC subject Africa -- Foreign relations -- 1960-
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-
ISBN 9781849040952 (hbk.)
1849040958 (hbk.)
1849040966 (pbk.)
9781849040969 (pbk.)