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As with other Groundwork Guides this title offers a concise exploratory look into a high interest controversial and multifaceted topic Here Caplan presents a uick summary of how the legacy of many Western policiesthe multipronged attack of slavery colonialism state making and resource plunderingalong with disastrous internal corruption and tyranny have relegated most of sub Saharan Africa to its seemingly perpetual state of underdevelopment famine and genocide Dont mistake brevity for simplicity though Caplan isnt afraid to delve into complexities get personal and opinionated and assign blame the fact is that we in the West are deeply complicit in every crisis bedeviling Africaand betraying its people His writing is well sourced and largely effective communicating a wealth of information about Africas severe problems and providing a.
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N occasional beacon of hope This is ideal for classroom use as a discussion starter or simply an eye opening introduction to some of the worlds greatest mass tragedies It makes clear just how sad it is that betrayal is likely the nicest word that could have been used in the title Grades Ian Chipmanis title offers a concise exploratory look Caplan isn t afraid to delve into complexities get personal and opinionated and assign blame His writing is well sourced and largely effective This is ideal for classroom use Booklist The Betrayal of Africa presents a concise but comprehensive overview of its subject Gerald Caplan is passionate about his subject and is highly convincing in advancing his argument an excellent supplemental resource Clearly drawn line maps charts of statistical content timelines of dates and events and short reports.
Gerald Caplan ´ 5 review
On such topics as AIDS in Africa and the Rwandan Genocide all add to the book s value and provide readily accessible content to student readers Yet another valuable addition to the Groundwood Guides series Highly recommended CM MagazineA must read for students scholars educators and anyone else who cares about the human family our interconnectedness and our interdependence Gerry Caplan cuts through the myths stereotypes and platitudes to give both a thoughtful and thought provoking look at Africa its history its many peoples and its role often as pawn in world politics His book details the interference the indifference and the utter contempt often under the guise of doing good that has defined how the world continues to betray Africa Barbara Coloroso educator and author Extraordinary Evil A Brief History of Genocideand Why It Matter.
- The Betrayal of Africa: A Groundwork Guide (Groundwork Guides)
- Gerald Caplan
- 07 October 2018 Gerald Caplan