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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 608Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: