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Music, Culture and Conflict in Mali By Andy Morgan
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Music, Mausoleums, Ancient Manuscripts, Literature, Film, Theatre and Islamism in Mali “Essential reading for anyone who has been touched by Saharan music. It gives a clear and gripping... More > picture of what it’s like to live through the chaos of a 21st century conflict… A really valuable piece of work.” Justin Adams, guitarist, UK “Andy Morgan’s writing on the crisis has grown into a book. His final chapter is required reading, a tour de force of both profound humanity and intellectual clarity.” Nigel Williamson, Songlines - five out of five stars “The book is brilliant.” Torben Holleufer, Gaffa Magazine, Denmark< Less
Music, Culture and Conflict in Mali By Andy Morgan
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Music, Mausoleums, Ancient Manuscripts, Literature, Film, Theatre and Islamism in Mali “Essential reading for anyone who has been touched by Saharan music. It gives a clear and gripping... More > picture of what it’s like to live through the chaos of a 21st century conflict… A really valuable piece of work.” Justin Adams, guitarist, UK “Andy Morgan’s writing on the crisis has grown into a book. His final chapter is required reading, a tour de force of both profound humanity and intellectual clarity.” Nigel Williamson, Songlines - five out of five stars “The book is brilliant.” Torben Holleufer, Gaffa Magazine, Denmark< Less
What is Next for Mali? The Roots of Conflict and Challenges to Stability (Enlarged Edition) By Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, Dona J. Stewart
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In March 2012, the government of Mali, one of the most touted symbols of Africa’s democratic potential, fell in a military-executed coup. At the same time, a 4-decades old rebellion among... More > Tuaregs seeking autonomy or independence reached new heights fueled by weapons from Libya and the belief that the Arab Spring could extend to northern Mali. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and their allies were quick to capitalize on the increasing chaos in a territory characterized by lack of government control and poverty and seized the major cities in the north. While French-led military intervention restored security to cities in the north, the underlying social, economic and political issues of the crisis remain.< Less
Guinea Conakry Democratic Governance, a History By Sekou Traore
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Guinea Conakry Democratic Governance, A History. Guinea Political Book. With an area of almost 246,000 square kilometers Guinea forms a rough crescent from its western border on the Atlantic Ocean... More > curving towards the east and south. It shares its northern border with Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and Mali, and a southern border with Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire. Until France colonized it in the 1890s, the land that is now Guinea belonged to a series of African empires. After gaining independence from France on 2 October 1958, Guinea experienced autocratic rule, until October 2008, when a military junta seized control. In January 2010, the junta appointed a Prime Minister to head a six- month transitional government leading up to elections. The first round of the presidential election held in June 2010 was billed as the first free and fair election since independence in 1958.< Less