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Published: 01 January 2018

320 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190845162

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Why Europe Intervenes in Africa

Security Prestige and the Legacy of Colonialism

Catherine Gegout

  • Gegout's book offers a sharp rebuke to those who believe that altruism is the guiding principle of Western intervention in Africa.
  • Argues that Europe involves itself in African conflicts for selfish not selfless reasons
  • Proposes a new theory of European intervention based on pragmatic approaches

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