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Thomas Sankara Speaks

Second edition includes a preface by Mary-Alice Waters, a new introduction by editor Michel Prairie, maps, chronology, glossary, and index.

Two extensive photo sections feature many unpublished photos of the Burkina Faso revolution.

Format: Paper

448 Pages

Edition: 2nd

Year: 2007

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 978-0-87348-986-7

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The Burkina Faso Revolution 1983–87

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Under Sankara’s leadership, the revolutionary government of Burkina Faso in West Africa set an electrifying example. Peasants, workers, women, and youth mobilized to carry out literacy and immunization drives; to sink wells, plant trees, build dams, erect housing; to combat the oppression of women and transform exploitative relations on the...

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