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By Judith Byfield,Carolyn A. Brown,Timothy Parsons,Ahmad Sikainga

ISBN-10: 110705320X

ISBN-13: 9781107053205

ISBN-10: 1107630223

ISBN-13: 9781107630222

This quantity considers the army, fiscal, and political importance of Africa in the course of global warfare II. The essays characteristic new learn and leading edge methods to the historiography of Africa and convey to the fore problems with race, gender, and hard work in the course of the battle, themes that experience now not but got a lot serious realization. It explores the reports of female and male warring parties, peasant manufacturers, ladies investors, missionaries, and intercourse staff. the 1st part bargains 3 introductory essays that supply a continent-wide evaluate of ways Africa sustained the Allied attempt via hard work and assets. The six sections that stick to supply person case reviews from various components of the continent. members supply a macro and micro view of the a number of degrees on which Africa's contributions formed the warfare in addition to the ways that the conflict affected contributors and groups and remodeled Africa's political, financial, and social landscape.

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