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Africa: A Dream Deferred examines the contemporary issues confronting the African continent today. Gay captures the hopes of a decolonizing Africa (modernizing Liberia, the national surge, the development program. He articulates the visions of Africa's first generation of leaders--Tubman of Liberia, Nkrumah of Ghana, Kenyatta of Kenya, Nyerere of Tanzania, Toure of Guinea, and many others. He also looks at controversial issues such as HIV and the West.
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John Gay has taught at Cuttington College in Liberia and spent many years learning about the Kpelle people. John Gay happens to be one of a small band of world recognized experts on the subject of the Westernization of traditional societies.Review:
"Once I started. I couldn't stop. I believe that this is a masterpiece! [The] eyewitness accounting is superb." --Herbert Spirer. Columbia Center for the Study of Human Rights
"I think your analysis is spot on. I can hardly fault it." --Archbishop Desmond Tutu
"Dr. Gay's book reflects on the recent social, economic and political history of sub-Saharan Africa and the West." --Thayer Scudder. California Institute of Technology
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