7 edition of African Military History and Politics found in the catalog.
January 12, 2002
by Palgrave Macmillan
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
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The authors focus their attention on sub-Saharan Africa and attempt to discern the root cause of the political instability of this region in the /5(2). a Runner-Up for the Cecil B. Currey Association of Third World Studies Book-Length Publication Award. "Important a reminder that military interventions in African politics are indeed still alive and well, but also that the interventions have a solid history across generations.".
This book traces the historical-cum-political evolution of these events, and what bodes for Africa, where the unending military incursions into partisan politics are concerned. Keywords Africa army intervention military history police politics. The military history of Africa is one of the oldest military histories in the world.
Africa is a continent of many regions with diverse populations speaking hundreds of different languages and practicing an array of cultures and differences have also been the source of much conflict since a millennia. Like the history of Africa, military history on the continent is often.
Africa's former colonial masters, including Great Britain; France, Portugal and Spain, trained members and leaders of the various colonial Armed Forces to be politically non-partisan.
Yet, the modern-day Armed Forces on the continent, made up of the Army, Police, Air Force and Navy, have become so politicized that many countries in Africa are today ruled or have already been ruled by military.
Book Description. This collection of essays on pre-colonial sub-Saharan African military history is drawn from a number of academic journals and includes some which are considered milestones African Military History and Politics book African historiographical discourse, as well as others which, while lesser known, provide remarkable insight into the unique nature of African military history.
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