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The Critical Phase in Tanzania, 1945-1968: Nyerere and the Emergence of a Socialist Strategy
The Critical Phase in Tanzania, 1945-1968: Nyerere and the Emergence of a Socialist Strategy
By Cranford Pratt
Cambridge University Press, 1976, 309 pp
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Tanzania's devolution to independence from British rule is presented here as prelude to the country's further striving for national self-reliance. Nyerere's skillful balance between the imperatives of strong leadership and popular participation arouse both awe and anxiety in the observer.