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For postcolonial Africa, modernization was once noticeable as an important end result of the fight for independence and as the most important to the luck of its newly proven states. considering then, the rhetoric of modernization has pervaded coverage, tradition, and improvement, lending one of those political theatricality to nationalist framings of modernization and Africans’ perceptions in their position within the international financial system. those 15 essays deal with governance, construction, and social lifestyles; the function of media; and the discourse surrounding large-scale improvement tasks, revealing modernization's deep results at the expressive tradition of Africa.

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