By David Birmingham
During the 20th century Congo copper supplemented this wealth, by way of gem-quality diamonds, and via offshore oil. even though a lot of the geographical region retained its dollar-a-day peasant economic 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 iteration of struggle eventually resulted in 2002 while nationwide reconstruction may well start on Portuguese colonial foundations.
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A Short History of Modern Angola by David Birmingham