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  1. By showing how the squabbles of the Haitian elite for strictly personal gain and its limited insight into the country's general interests have impeded development, Paquin's book has rendered a great service to the Haitian community. Mr. Paquin has accomplished this by portraying the "two...
  2. Over the last half century, sub-Saharan Africa has not had one history, but many - histories that have intertwined, converged and diverged. They have involved a continuing saga of decolonization and state-building, conflict, economic problems, but also progress. This new view of those histories...
  3. Africa's needs have been laid bare to the world and many have felt the strong pull of compassion. But few understand the future of the continent's problems and offer hope for solving them. The pages which follow are designed to correct that situation, to help people understand Africa's problems,...