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West African States: Failure and Promise
West African States: Failure and Promise
Edited by John Dunn
Cambridge University Press, 1978, 259 pp
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The variety of perspectives informing these essays, running from Marxian class analysis to a liberal capitalist approach, makes comparisons moot. Viewed as individual articles, some are quite good, particularly R. W. Johnson on Guinea and Dunn's modest introduction and concluding remarks on the problems of comparative studies.