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This book, first published in 1983 by Cambridge University Press and now issued for the first time in paperback with a new preface, tells the story of Amilcar Cabral who, as head of PAIGC, Guinea Bissau s nationalist movement, became one of Africa s foremost revolutionary leaders In less than twenty years of active political life, Cabral led Guinea Bissau s nationalists to the most complete political and military success ever achieved by an African political movement against a colonial power At the time of his death in 1973, months before Guinea Bissau became independent, his influence extended well beyond the Lusophone world and Africa Friends and foes alike admired his political acumen and skills and saw in him a potential leader of a non aligned movement His writings have shown him to be a sophisticated analyst of the social, economic, and political factors which have affected and continue to affect the developing world At a time when there is a general sense of despondency about the future of Africa, as well as cynicism about its political elites, it is instructive to be reminded that the continent has produced a political leader of Cabral s caliber....

Title : Amilcar Cabral: Revolutionary Leadership And People's War
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ISBN : 1592210821
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Africa World Pr March 31, 2003
Number of Pages : 288 pages
File Size : 698 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Amilcar Cabral: Revolutionary Leadership And People's War Reviews

  • gwaan
    2018-11-13 22:20

    Given that not much literature (in English) is available regarding the great Amilcar Cabral, this book automatically deserves much credit and praise.

  • Elijah Chingosho
    2018-11-11 04:13

    The book does an excellent job of enlightening readers about the life and achievements of Amilcar Cabral, one of Africa's finest liberation war fighters and leader and thinker. Below are some of the highlights in the book.

  • Veronica DeLuze
    2018-11-22 05:04

    Historical and very informative.