Done Editing Tags. Share this article. After a meteoric rise in the colonial civil service and the African political elite, he became a major figure in the decolonization movement of the s. Patrice Lumumba, the first legally elected prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo DRC , was assassinated 50 years ago today, on 17 January, This heinous crime was a culmination of two inter-related assassination plots by American and Belgian governments, which used Congolese accomplices and a Belgian execution squad to carry out the deed.
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Gender and Decolonization in the Congo is both a book about women and one that seeks to employ a gender analysis to understand Patrice Lumumba's writings and his life's legacy. In all, this book makes a significant contribution to the scholarship on Congo's decolonization from an understudied perspective, and demonstrates how political legacies are shaped. Gender and Decolonization in the Congo is richly documented and provides a useful index, an impressive bibliography, a dependable section of notes and rare photographs of Congolese female activists.
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Perhaps the greatest achievement of this study is that it offers a promising and unfamiliar approach into the subject of decolonization in the DRC. Frederick Cooper. Recalling the Belgian Congo. State of Rebellion. Louisa Lombard. The Modernity Bluff. Sasha Newell.
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Romeo Dallaire. The Sarkozy Phenomenon. Nick Hewlett. The Shadow of the Sun. Ryszard Kapuscinski. Emiliano Grossman.
Francois Mitterrand. Alistair Cole. Law and the Public Sphere in Africa. Jean Godefroy Bidima. The Rift.
Alex Perry. Liberal Democracy and Its Critics in Africa. Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasonga. The Land Is Ours.