Table of contents for Africa since independence : a comparative history / Paul Nugent.

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List of Maps and Tables                                              vi
Acknowledgements                                                    vii
Abbreviations                                                      viii
Map I Africa showing dates of independence                        xviii

Introduction: The Basis of Comparison                                 1
 1   African Independence: Poisoned Chalice or Cup of Plenty?         7
 2   A Profile of Africa at Independence                             58
 3   The Shape of Things to Come: Irredentism,
     Secessionism and the Pan-African Ideal                          71
 4   Modernity and Tradition, Power and Prestige:
     Monarchs, Chiefs and Politicians, 1956-74                      106
 5   'Ism Schisms': African Socialism and Home-Grown
     Capitalism, 1960-85                                            138
 6   Khaki Fatigue: Military Rule in Africa, 1960-85                204
 7   Second Liberation: Guerrilla Warfare, Township
     Revolt and the Search for a New Social Order                   260
 8   Invasion of the Acronyms: SAPs, AIDS and the
     NGO Takeover                                                   326
 9   Democracy Rediscovered: Popular Protest, Elite
     Mobilisation and the Return of Multipartyism                   368
10   Millennial Africa: The National Question Revisited             434

Notes                                                               490
Bibliography                                                        569
Index                                                               608


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