By Mike McGovern
Guinea is wealthy in assets, yet its individuals are the various poorest on the earth. Its political state of affairs is polarized by way of fiercely aggressive ethnic teams. guns stream freely via its lands and throughout its borders. And, eventually, it really is nonetheless recuperating from the oppressive regime of Sékou Touré. McGovern argues that whereas Touré’s reign was once rarely peaceable, it was once successful—often via hugely coercive and violent measures—at constructing a collection of sturdy nationwide inclinations, that have saved the state at peace. Exploring the ambivalences of up to date Guineans towards the afterlife of Touré’s reign in addition to their abiding feel of socialist team spirit, McGovern sketches the paradoxes that undergird political stability.
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A Socialist Peace?: Explaining the Absence of War in an African Country by Mike McGovern