The Graves Are Not Yet Full

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Basic Books, Aug 5, 2008 - History - 352 pages
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Since 1983 journalist Bill Berkeley has traveled through Africa's most troubled lands-Rwanda, Liberia, South Africa, Sudan, Uganda, and Zaire-seeking out the tyrants and military leaders who orchestrate seemingly intractable wars. Shattering the myth that ancient tribal hatred lies at the heart of the continent's troubles, Berkeley instead holds accountable the "Big Men" who came to power during this period, describing the very rational methods behind their apparent madness.
 

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The graves are not yet full: race, tribe and power in the heart of Africa

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Berkeley (writing, Columbia Univ.) has reported on African affairs for more than a decade. This moving, disturbing work focuses on recent examples of tyranny and civil disorder in Liberia, the ... Read full review

Contents

The Rebel
22
The Assistant Secretary
64
A Voice of Good Sense and Good Will
104
The Collaborator
141
Three PhDs and a New Kind of African Leader
194
The Defendant
244
Acknowledgements
284
Bibliography
286
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