In 1958, Guinea declared independence from France and propelled Ahmed Sékou journeyé to strength. Early innovative fervor was once to not final, and until eventually his dying in 1984, Sékou travelé governed with an iron fist. What wouldn't it were prefer to perform Guinea's altering political fortunes? Jay Straker invitations readers to re-examine the assets, stakes, and ramifications of Guinea's nation-building adventure. by means of enticing reliable political tracts, country and well known newspapers, schooling journals, novels, poems, performs, pictures, and private histories, Straker bargains an alternate view of the asymmetric results of the state's makes an attempt to reshape well known attitudes, social perform, and formative years realization. exhibiting how visions of excellent early life performed into the workings of progressive energy, Straker creates an enthralling and excessive historical past that uncovers the targets that drove militant socialist-revolutionary politics in Guinea.
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