No Fist Is Big Enough to Hide the Sky: The Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde, 1963-74

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Basil Davidson's unsurpassed study of the struggle against colonial rule in Gunea-Bissau and Cape Verde
Foreword by Zachariah Mampilly
Author's Note to the 1981 Edition
Preface by Aristides Pereira
Foreword by Amilcar Cabral
1. Why?
2. How? With Whom?
3. Under What Precise Conditions?
4. By What Political Principles and Organization?
5. By What Military Methods?
6. Involving What Obligations?
7. Towards What Future?
8. With What Wider Meaning?
9. Carrying Through: 1968-72
10. Meeting the Bitterest Loss: 1973
11. The End of Colonial Rule
12. Building and Rebuilding
Note on Further Reading in English
Basil Davidson's unsurpassed study of the struggle against colonial rule in Gunea-Bissau and Cape Verde
Autor: Basil Davidson
Basil Davidson ranks as one of the most remarkable Africanist historians of his generation. Born in Bristol in 1914, he worked as a journalist for the Times , the New Statesman and other publications, as well as serving in the Second World War as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied Europe. After the war, he went on to become a leading authority on Portuguese Africa, and was one of the first scholars to emphasize the pre-colonial achievements of African civilizations, as well the damaging effects wreaked on the continent by colonialism. He was also a passionate advocate for contemporary anti-colonial struggles, and witnessed many of these struggles first hand. Among his many notable books are The African Genius (1969) and The Black Man's Burden: Africa and the Curse of the Nation-State (1992). He died in 2010.
Zachariah Mampilly is the director of Africana Studies and an associate professor of political science and international studies at Vassar College. He is the author of Rebel Rulers: Insurgent Governance and Civilian Life during War (2011) and (with Adam Branch) Africa Uprising: Popular Protest and Political Change (Zed 2015).

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Autor: Basil Davidson
ISBN-13 :: 9781786990662
ISBN: 1786990660
Erscheinungsjahr: 15.02.2017
Gewicht: 363g
Seiten: 208
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 213x137x18 mm
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