An African Miracle: State and Class Leadership and Colonial Legacy in Botswana Development

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Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated, 1999 - Business & Economics - 217 pages
This text examines the transformation of the Botswana economy from a South African labour reserve into one of the world's fastest growing economies. It explores the relationship between the dominant class in Botswana, its leadership, and why Botswana succeeded rather than other African states.

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Abdi Ismail Samatar is Professor of Geography at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of An African Miracle published by Heinemann that was a finalist for the 2000 Herskovits award.

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