By Abou B. Bamba
In African Miracle, African Mirage, Abou Bamba comprises economics, political technology, and heritage to craft a daring, transnational learn of the advance practices and intersecting colonial cultures that proceed to form Ivory Coast this day. He considers French, American, and Ivorian improvement discourses in analyzing the jobs of hydroelectric initiatives and the sugar, espresso, and cocoa industries within the country’s increase and bust. In so doing, he brings the business enterprise of Ivorians themselves to the fore in a manner infrequently visible in histories of improvement. eventually, he concludes that the “maldevelopment” obtrusive by means of the mid-1970s had much less to do with the Ivory Coast’s “insufficiently glossy” voters than it needed to do with the conflicting missions of French and American pursuits in the context of an ever-globalizing world.
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