Thomas Sankara: A Revolutionary in Cold War Africa
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About the Author
Brian J. Peterson is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Africana Studies Program at Union College. He is author of Islamization from Below: The Making of Muslim Communities in Rural French Sudan, 1880-1960.
Thomas Sankara: A Revolutionary in Cold War Africa is one of the most fully realized biographies of a modern African politicalgure in recent years, and a striking portrayal not just of this fascinating and ultimately tragic states-man but of an entire political era on the continent.-- "New York Review of Books"
This is an exemplary biography of an Africa president revered for his integrity and gift of inspired leadership.--R. I. Rotberg, Harvard University "Choice"