Introduction: U.S., European, and West African Ideological Designs The Conservatives William V.S. Tubman: Liberia's Conservative Designer Felix Houphouet-Boigny: A French Client in the Ivory Coast Senegal and Leopold Sedar Senghor: Francophile Nation and Poet Nigeria: The State that Lost its Future The Radicals Kwame Nkrumah: Ghana's Nationalist Icon Sekou Toure: Guinea's Fidel Castro, and His Connection to the Political Thought of Mali's Modibo Keita Conclusion: The Appalling Aftermath
Peter Schwab is Professor of Political Science at the State University of New York, USA, and the author most recently of Africa: A Continent Self-Destructs (Palgrave 2001).
Praise for Africa: A Continent Self-Destructs: "For anyone interested in the reality of Africa, this is the book to read." - Amos Sawyer, President of Liberia, 1990-1994 "Offers brief, invaluable descriptions of several countries circumstances...readers will gain much from this astute analysis." - Publishers Weekly