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

This quantity considers the army, fiscal, and political value of Africa in the course of international warfare II. The essays function new examine and cutting edge ways to the historiography of Africa and convey to the fore problems with race, gender, and exertions through the battle, themes that experience no longer but acquired a lot severe awareness. It explores the stories of female and male opponents, peasant manufacturers, girls investors, missionaries, and intercourse employees. the 1st part bargains 3 introductory essays that supply a continent-wide assessment of ways Africa sustained the Allied attempt via exertions and assets. The six sections that stick with provide person case reports from assorted components of the continent. individuals provide a macro and micro view of the a number of degrees on which Africa's contributions formed the struggle in addition to the ways that the warfare affected members and groups and remodeled Africa's political, fiscal, and social landscape.

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