Book Review: ‘South Africa’s War Against Capitalism’ by Walter E. Williams

This article originally appeared in Volume 3, Number 3, of International Freedom Review (Spring 1990). ENDING APARTHEID, ENDING SOCIALISM South Africa’s War Against Capitalism by Walter E. Williams [New York: Praeger (A Cato Institute Book), 1989, 159 pp., $19.95, cloth] Reviewed by Richard E. Sincere, Jr. The mythology of African liberation movements asserts that the …

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Book Review: ‘A History of South Africa’ by Leonard Thompson

This review first appeared in Volume 1, Number 1, of terra nova (Summer [North] Winter [South] 1991). Is Past Really Prologue? South Africa’s New Era Richard E. Sincere, Jr. A History of South Africa by Leonard Thompson. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990), 288 pp., illustrated, $29.95 cloth. The apartheid era of South African history has …

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Book Review: ‘Conflict and Peacemaking in Multiethnic Societies’ edited by Joseph V. Montville

(This book review appeared originally in the New York City Tribune on Tuesday, March 13, 1990.) BOOKS / RICHARD SINCERE People in Conflict: Ethnic Loyalties Versus The Need to Govern  Conflict and Peacemaking in Multiethnic Societies, edited by Joseph V. Montville, Lexington Books, $58.95, 559 pp. Since World War II, political scientists have asserted that …

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Capsule Review: ‘Free at Last? U.S. Policy Toward Africa and the End of the Cold War’

Free at Last? U.S. Policy Toward Africa and the End of the Cold War, by Michael Clough. (New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 1992). 145 pp., $14.95 paper. This monograph provides a sweeping overview of U.S. policy toward Africa since the end of World War II, following trends through the era of decolonization, the use …

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Africa News Headlines for 22 March 2015

Zambia to Sell Corn From Record Crop as Neighbors Hit by Drought Source: Bloomberg The GM crops debate moves to Africa – and it’s just as noisy Source: The Independent High-Tech to the Rescue of Southern Africa’s Smallholder Farmers Source: Inter Press Service Are Ugandan actors really better than Nigerians? Source: The Independent Former premier, …

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