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Rentier State in Africa:Oil Rent Dependency and Neocolonialism in the Republic of Gabon

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Jeremy Rich: This is a nice albeit grim introduction to the sordid world of Gabonese politics. While more juicy stories of corruption and the role of the French government are not yet readily available in English, Yates does an admirable job of sketching out the impact of neo-colonial domination. The very riches of Gabon, particularly oil and mineral resources, have created a host of problems. Government officials have profited greatly from alliances made with multinational companies without putting profits back into education and social services or tried to more..

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author:Da A. Yates
isbn:0865435219
subject:travel

The Rentier State in Africa :Oil Rent Dependency and Neocolonialism in the Republic of Gabon

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author:Douglas A. Yates
isbn:0865435200
subject:travel

Out of My Life and Thought :An Autobiography

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author:Albert Schweitzer,Antje Bultmann Lemke
isbn:0801860970
subject:culture

The Primeval Forest:Including on the Edge of the Primeval Forest : And, More from the Primeval Forest

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author:Albert Schweitzer,Albert Schweitzer Institute..
isbn:0801859581
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Brothers in Spirit:The Correspondence of Albert Schweitzer and William Larimer Mellon, JR

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author:Albert Schweitzer,William Larimer Mellon,Jean..
isbn:0815603444
subject:culture

The Stable Minority:Civilian Rule in Africa, 1960-1990

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author:Samuel Decalo
isbn:1890357006
subject:history

Historical Dictionary of Gabon

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author:David E. Gardinier
isbn:0810827689
subject:history

The Primeval Forest:Including on the Edge of the Primeval Forest : And, More from the Primeval Forest

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author:Albert Schweitzer,Albert Schweitzer Institute..
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subject:history
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