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Published: 01 October 2017

224 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190847425

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A Short History of Mozambique

Malyn Newitt

  • A splendidly written portrait of Mozambique in the colonial and post-colonial eras, by the premier historian of the country.
  • Explains why, twenty-five years after the Peace Accord, Mozambicans still remain among the poorest people in the world
  • Beginning with the slave trade and the drawing of colonial boundaries, Newitt traces the historical origins of Mozambique's checkered history of development. .