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The Dialectics Of Oppression In Zaire
The Dialectics Of Oppression In Zaire
By Michael G. Schatzberg
Indiana University Press, 1988, 193 pp
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Fifty years hence, this book will likely be regarded as a particularly illuminating explanation of how things got so bad in late twentieth-century Zaïre. Although its overview of the mal Zaïreois goes over ground very familiar to present-day observers, its vast assemblage of detail on the workings of Mobutisme at the local level makes this work a truly authoritative source.