Subnationalism in Africa: Ethnicity, Alliances, and Politics
This examination of the politics of ethnicity and nation-building in Africa stresses the trend towards subnationalist autonomy and away from a singular, state-centric system based on the Western model. Forrest ranges across the continent to explore a variety of subnational movements.
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List of Maps
The Historical Context
The Contemporary Context
Senegal and Casamance
Leaders and Rebels
Reclaiming the Kingdom
Back Toward the Future
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