Secular Missionaries: Americans and African Development in the 1960s

Americans and African Development in the 1960s
University of Massachusetts Press
  • erschienen am 15. Februar 2010
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 243 Seiten
978-1-55849-734-4 (ISBN)
In 1961, as President John F Kennedy proclaimed the beginning of a 'Decade of Development', the United States embarked on its first coherent 'Africa' policy. This title presents an historical analysis of early US policy toward postcolonial Africa.
  • Englisch
  • Massachusetts
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  • USA
  • Höhe: 226 mm
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  • Breite: 147 mm
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  • Dicke: 15 mm
  • 567 gr
978-1-55849-734-4 (9781558497344)
155849734X (155849734X)
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LARRY GRUBBS is lecturer in history at Georgia State University.
"A timely study that persuasively assesses U.S. development policy and ideology in the context of cultural constructions of Africa reminiscent of nineteenth-century notions of the Dark Continent or Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness.' Essential reading for scholars in U.S. foreign relations, and those interested in the historical roots of contemporary problems and challenges facing African countries." - Kevin Gaines, author of African Americans in Ghana: Black Expatriates in the Civil Rights Era"
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