Africa: altered states, ordinary miracles
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Published:
New York : Public Affairs, [2009].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
xiv, 576 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
1586487531 (hbk.), 9781586487539 (hbk.)

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General Note
First published: London : Portobello, 2008.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [551]-553) and index.
Description
In captivating prose, Dowden spins tales of cults and commerce in Senegal and traditional spirituality in Sierra Leone; analyzes the impact of oil and the Internet on Nigeria and aid on Sudan; and examines what has gone so badly wrong in Rwanda and the Congo.
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Dowden, R. (2009). Africa: altered states, ordinary miracles. First edition. New York: Public Affairs.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dowden, Richard. 2009. Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles. New York: Public Affairs.

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Dowden, Richard, Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles. New York: Public Affairs, 2009.

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Dowden, Richard. Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles. First edition. New York: Public Affairs, 2009. Print.

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