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By Boubacar N'Diaye

ISBN-10: 113805948X

ISBN-13: 9781138059481

This publication, the results of greater than a decade of study, specializes in the socio-political dynamics and civil-military kinfolk in a bit studied nation: Mauritania, positioned within the stricken North-western a part of Africa. Boubacar N’Diaye brings into gentle the political evolution of this state which holds classes for African politics, and will have an effect on the way forward for the West African sub-region.

Mauritania’s Colonels examines the personalities and coverage of 5 army officials became heads of nation who governed Mauritania for almost 40 years. After evaluating and contrasting the non-public characteristics, social origins, itineraries, and evolution as army officials, it severely evaluates the rules they enacted to handle 4 key demanding situations their kingdom faces. those are, particularly, the tricky cohabitation among the country’s ethno-cultural groups, the illusive democratization and army withdrawal from politics, the really appropriate administration of the country’s considerable normal assets to fulfill the socioeconomic wishes in their humans, and the prudent behavior of international coverage given Mauritania’s place, straddling Arab North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Showing the influence that every Colonel has had at the evolution of Mauritania, this publication might be of curiosity to scholars and students of West Africa, African politics, civil-military family members and democratization processes.

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