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

This quantity considers the army, monetary, and political value of Africa in the course of global warfare II. The essays function new learn and cutting edge ways to the historiography of Africa and produce to the fore problems with race, gender, and hard work throughout the struggle, issues that experience no longer but bought a lot severe recognition. It explores the stories of female and male warring parties, peasant manufacturers, girls investors, missionaries, and intercourse staff. the 1st part deals 3 introductory essays that supply a continent-wide assessment of the way Africa sustained the Allied attempt via hard work and assets. The six sections that keep on with provide person case stories from varied 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 struggle affected participants and groups and remodeled Africa's political, fiscal, and social landscape.

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