Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War: Sovereignty, Responsibility, and the War on Terror - Research in International Studies, Global and Comparative Studies (Hardback)Elizabeth Schmidt (author)
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Publisher: Ohio University Press
Number of pages: 472
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
"[A] well-organized, easy-to-read survey of a very complicated field of literature ... clear and succinct presentation of major factors driving foreign intervention....it is refreshing to have a textbook on the market that is clearly designed for teaching undergraduates." -- Jeremy M. Rich * H-Africa *
"Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War should become the quintessential building block for future conceptual, theoretical, and empirical explorations of international affairs in and with Africa." -- A. Carl LeVan * H-Diplo Roundtable, 2 March 2020 *
"Foreign Intervention in Africa After the Cold War is a laudable contribution to the expanding body of scholarship ... about...Africa's past and potential future. It is an excellent introductory text for students, policymakers, and other readers.... The suggested readings at the end of each chapter provide a valuable guide for those seeking to further explore specific topics within this remarkable book." -- Emmanuel Osayande * Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue canadienne des etudes africaines *
"(Foreign Intervention in Africa) makes an important contribution to the literature on African conflicts. Specifically written for non-specialists, it contains many illustrations, beautiful maps and useful reading suggestions that will appeal to policy-makers, humanitarian actors, students and the general public interested in understanding the consequences of foreign interventions in Africa." -- Olivier Walther * African Studies Quarterly *
"A timely analysis .... [The book] is a must-read and will prove quite valuable in providing readers with deeper knowledge to question faulty logic and oversimplified solutions....Schmidt presents an articulate, meticulous, yet easily comprehensible book that keeps her readers engaged. Summing up: Essential." * CHOICE *
"Foreign Intervention in Africa after the Cold War, by one of the leading Africanists in the United States, is richly detailed and beautifully organized. The bibliographical essays at the end of each chapter make it especially helpful to students. This is a fine study that is ideal for classroom use." -- Allen F. Isaacman, author (with Barbara S. Isaacman) of Dams, Displacement, and Delusions of Development
"Foreign Intervention in Africa After the Cold War is an excellent contribution to African studies, history and political science because of the many insights into the extent and complexities of foreign intervention in one accessible text. This is a book that reminds us that it is not always just a question of whether to intervene or not." * The Washington Post *
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