Making And Breaking States In Africa

by Ioan M M Lewis

Making And Breaking States In Africa

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Analyses the crucial episodes in the recent political history of the Somali people. In their complicated dialogue with modernity, the Somalis illustrate both extremes of modern African statehood. In contemporary Somalia, they have produced the most extreme example of a failed state, while in the Somaliland Republic, they have achieved what is regarded as the most democratic state on the continent.
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Analyses the crucial episodes in the recent political history of the Somali people. In their complicated dialogue with modernity, the Somalis illustrate both extremes of modern African statehood. In contemporary Somalia, they have produced the most extreme example of a failed state, while in the Somaliland Republic, they have achieved what is regarded as the most democratic state on the continent.

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