The African Colonial State in Comparative Perspective (Google eBook)

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Yale University Press, 1994 - SOCIAL SCIENCE - 356 pages
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A lot of information. Good Book to start with to compare different colonial administrations and their legacies. But it's dry and not enjoyable to read. Read full review

Contents

1 Bula Matari and the Contemporary African Crisis
1
2 On the State
13
3 The Nature and Genesis of the Colonial State
43
4 Constructing Bula Matari
77
5 The Colonial State Institutionalized
141
6 Toward African Independence
182
7 The Ambiguous Challenge of Civil Society
218
8 The Imperial Legacy and State Traditions
244
Concluding Reflections
282
Notes
293
Index
349
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