By Mike McGovern
Guinea is wealthy in assets, yet its everyone is a number of the poorest on the planet. Its political state of affairs is polarized via fiercely aggressive ethnic teams. guns stream freely via its lands and throughout its borders. And, eventually, it truly is nonetheless getting better from the oppressive regime of Sékou Touré. McGovern argues that whereas Touré’s reign was once not often peaceable, it was once successful—often via hugely coercive and violent measures—at constructing a collection of sturdy nationwide tendencies, that have saved the state at peace. Exploring the ambivalences of up to date Guineans towards the afterlife of Touré’s reign in addition to their abiding feel of socialist harmony, McGovern sketches the paradoxes that undergird political stability.
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