Well written, insightful, and meaningful. The author does not shy away from discussing issues like race, poverty, and colonialism in describing causes of Africa's current state of... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Christian H.
A series of journal articles covering a state each combined into a book. Well written and informative, recommended.Published 5 months ago by Louisa
This is a very good book. well-written - and if you're interested in Africa, this is a good one to start with.Published 6 months ago by Wilbert P. Gaston
It was a selection for my book club. I found it very interesting and well written. It especially was relevant as i now live in Angola.Published 7 months ago by cj
I've been to Africa many times working with the possession poor, spiritually wealthy tribes. This opened my eyes to many new thoughts to consider when working in Africa.Published 7 months ago by Comfort55
Dowden's knowledge of Africa excellent. His criticisms of colonialists, "big men', Chinese and militaristic Americans is spot on. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Kody Van Dyk
Exceptional book as additionally to describing facts it asks two basic questions. One, why Europeans took the world around and adopted it to their needs and Africans adopt... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
The edition is misprinted. Pages 147-167 from the Zimbabwe chapter are missing. Pages 167-186 are printed twice.Published 12 months ago by Atakak