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Author Chabal, Patrick, 1951-2014.
Title Africa : the politics of suffering and smiling / Patrick Chabal.
Imprint London : Zed ; Pietermaritzburg : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2009.

Author Chabal, Patrick, 1951-2014.
Series World political theories
World political theories.
Subject Africa -- Politics and government -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents About the author; Preface; Introduction; 1 The politics of being; 2 The politics of belonging; 3 The politics of believing; 4 The politics of partaking; 5 The politics of striving; 6 The politics of surviving; 7 The politics of suffering; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Summary Chabal proposes a radically different way of looking at politics in Africa and illuminates the ways ordinary people 'suffer and smile'. This is a highly original addition to Zed's groundbreaking World Political Theories series.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781848133747 (electronic bk.)
184813374X (electronic bk.)
1842779087 (electronic bk.)
1842779095 (electronic bk.)
1869141636 (electronic bk.)
9781842779088 (electronic bk.)
9781842779095 (electronic bk.)
9781869141639 (electronic bk.)
9781848136021 (electronic bk.)
1848136021 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 436920049
Additional Format Print version: Chabal, Patrick, 1951- Africa. London : Zed ; Pietermaritzburg : University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2009 9781842779095 1842779095 (OCoLC)232980972