By David Birmingham
During the 20th century Congo copper supplemented this wealth, via gem-quality diamonds, and by way of offshore oil. even though a lot of the nation-state retained its dollar-a-day peasant financial system, new wealth generated clash which pitted white opposed to black, north opposed to south, coast opposed to highland, American allies opposed to Russian allies. The new release of war eventually led to 2002 while nationwide reconstruction might commence on Portuguese colonial foundations.
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A Short History of Modern Angola by David Birmingham