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Few people in the West understand the impact of colonization on indigenous people. World powers drew lines between neighbors, and brought their conflicts to the continent to play... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Roger
There is some good writing in here, but the title is quite misleading. Would be better to say Some adventures I had in some African Countries.Published 8 months ago by R.L.D.
I heard an interview on NPR (Fresh Air, I believe was the program) and purchased the book immediately. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Genuine Sunshine
Howard Frence done a great job of informing us on the history and challenges of the governmnts and people of Africa. Would recommend it to all who care to be educated.Published 23 months ago by paul daniels
I learned from this book and the perspective of the author French.
French tells about the corruption and the venal policies of the West and the ruling elites in the... Read more
The book was great. A bit confusing at the end with so many names, and tribes and countries (new names and old).Published on June 10, 2013 by mario
A very insightful and informative account of a journalist's experiences covering critical events in West Africa during the 1990's. Read morePublished on April 10, 2013 by BT Invictus
Concise book. A very personal account of French's experience but included useful historical context. Read morePublished on December 25, 2012 by Jay Adeniji