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Author Peterson, Brian James.
Title Thomas Sankara : a revolutionary in Cold War Africa / Brian J. Peterson.
Publication Info. Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2021]
©2021
Open Library Cover
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Description xii, 333 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references(pages 307-316) and index.
Contents Coming of Age in the Shadow of Colonialism, 1949-1966 -- Education of a Revolutionary, 1966-1973 -- A Rising Star: Soldiers and the Political Left, 1973-1982 -- From Political Prisoner to Populist Prime Minister, 1982-1983 -- The "Revolution of August 4" and the People's President -- "This Man Who Unsettles": Confronting the Neocolonial Order, 1983-1984 -- The Struggle for Unity, 1983-1984 -- "Daring to Invent the Future": Nation Building and the Promise of Revolutionary Change, 1984-1985 -- Politics Is War and War Is Politics: Sankara in the International Arena, 1984-1985 -- Revolutionary Duties and Perils, 1986-1987 -- No Turning Back: The Road to October 15, 1987.
Subject Sankara, Thomas.
Presidents -- Burkina Faso -- Biography.
Burkina Faso -- Politics and government -- 1960-1987.
Conseil national de la révolution (Burkina Faso) -- History.
Revolutions -- Burkina Faso -- History -- 20th century.
Cold War.
Burkina Faso -- Biography.
Added Title Revolutionary in Cold War Africa
ISBN 9780253053756 hardcover
0253053757 hardcover
9780253053763 paperback
0253053765 paperback
9780253053770 electronic book
Standard No. 40030456588