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Melvin J. Lasky • 94 Items / 84 Articles, 5 Books, 5 Reviews
Africa for Beginners (1962)
A Traveler's Notebook
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    State Safari (Review)
    Africa for Beginners, by Melvin J. Lasky
    1. Africa for Beginners by Melvin J. Lasky
    The Saturday Review, March 30, 1963, p. 45
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    The Dark Continent (2 Reviews)
    The Colonial Reckoning, by Margery F. Perham
    1. The Colonial Reckoning by Margery F. Perham
    2. Africa for Beginners by Melvin J. Lasky
    Commentary, July 1963, pp. 87-89
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    The New Books (9 Reviews)
    Historians and Other Confused People
    1. Freedom in the Western World by Herbert J. Muller
    2. The Precarious Balance by Ludwig Dehio
    3. Under the Mountain Wall by Peter Matthiessen
    4. Black Cargoes by Daniel P. Mannix and Malcolm Cowley
    5. Africa for Beginners by Melvin J. Lasky
    6. Kings, Courts and Monarchy by Harold G. Nicolson
    7. The Fate of the Edsel, and Other Business Adventures by John Brooks
    8. The Tyranny of Testing by Banesh Hoffmann
    9. The Community of Scholars by Paul Goodman
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1963, pp. 99-105
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    Recent Books on International Relations (11 Reviews)
    1. Africa for Beginners by Melvin J. Lasky
    2. The Mind of Africa by Willie E. Abraham
    3. The Case for African Freedom, and Other Writings on Africa by Joyce Cary
    4. A History of Africa South of the Sahara by Donald L. Wiedner
    5. Africa's Red Harvest by Pieter Lessing
    6. To Katanga and Back by Conor Cruise O'Brien
    7. Leopold to Lumumba by George Martelli
    8. A Short History of Nigeria by Michael Crowder
    9. The Nigerian Political Scene by Robert O. Tilman and Taylor Cole
    10. The Political Development of Tanganyika by J. Clagett Taylor
    11. Ernest Oppenheimer and the Economic Development of Southern Africa by T.E. Gregory
    Foreign Affairs, July 1963, p. 789