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Radical History Review (1 May 2018) 2018 (131): 151–158.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Sarah Van Beurden This essay briefly introduces the history of Avant-gardistes Zaïrois , a group of modern artists working in Zaire in the 1970s, and connects their emergence and rise with the global cultural politics of Zaire’s Mobutu regime, with particular attention to their relation to...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2002) 2002 (84): 195–207.
Published: 01 October 2002
.... Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible . New York: HarperCollins,1998. Michela Wrong, In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo . New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Lumumba: Death of a Prophet , directed by Raoul Peck. San Francisco: California Newsreel...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2006) 2006 (95): 268–271.
Published: 01 May 2006
... this article, he considers the character and consequences of the 1997 over- throw of the Zaire of Mobutu Sésé Seko, and of the subsequent establishment of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In contrast to most analysts, he rejects the argument that these events were either the result of...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2003) 2003 (87): 226–236.
Published: 01 October 2003
... to the Congo’s tragic postcolonial history. A series of vivid paintings by Congolese market artist Tshumbumba Kanda Matulu illustrates the fall of Patrice Lumumba and the rise of the dictatorial Mobutu regime. In the same room, Raoul Peck’s film Lumumba: Death...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2013) 2013 (117): 49–69.
Published: 01 October 2013
... – 118. 15. The regime of Mobutu Sese Soko exercised strict control of the Congolese media until 1990, when the regime was pressured into a series of reforms. The result was a brief flowering of the Congolese press; dozens of new media outlets emerged, and many — including Le...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 187–198.
Published: 01 May 2016
... international federations like FIFA and the International Olympic Committee, competed in continental champion- ships, the World Cup, and the Olympics. Leaders like Kwame Nkrumah in Ghana, Mobutu Sese Seko in Zaire, and Kenneth Kaunda in Zambia, among them, invested substantial material and symbolic...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2016) 2016 (125): 55–73.
Published: 01 May 2016