In this fully revised edition top scholars in African politics address the effects that major currents in Africa and world politics have upon each other and explore the ramifications of this interconnection for contemporary theories of international and comparative politics. The fifth edition focuses on engaging a changing world order. The nation-state as we know it is a legacy of European rule in Africa, and the primacy of the nation-state remains the bedrock of most contemporary theories of international relations.
Africa is changing, and this inaugural issue of the Third Millennium Africa Journal (TMAJ) is the start of a new conversation. Unlike traditional academic journals, TMAJ offers a blend of African and Western styles to offer the substantial insight needed to help the Church understand the evolving future of Africa. As Africa changes, so the African church is also changing.
This collection ranges far and wide, as befits the personality and accomplishments of the dedicatee, Geoffrey V. Davis, German studies and exile literature scholar, postcolonialist (if there are 'specialties', then Australia, Canada, India, South Africa, Black Britain), journal and book series editor...Themes covered include publishing in Africa, charisma in African drama, the rediscovery of apartheid-era South African literature, Truth and Reconciliation commissions, South African cinema, children's theatre in England and Eritrea, and the Third Chimurenga in literary anthologies.
Engaging Africa This book tells the story of how successive administrations-Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford-tried to maintain the confidence of its NATO ally, Portugal, while facilitating the process of decolonization in Angola and Mozambique. Ultimately becoming an epic battle of democracy versus dictatorship, African nationalism versus geo-strategic pre-eminence, and East versus West, this book, largely based on primary sources, tells the story of one of the Cold War's most intense confrontations.