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Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Rosa De Jorio


Up to 2012, Mali was a poster child for African democracy, despite multiple signs of growing dissatisfaction with the democratic experiment. Then disaster struck, bringing many of the nation's unresolved contradictions to international attention. A military coup carved off the country's south. A revolt by a coalition of Tuareg and extremist Islamist forces shook the north. The events, so violent and unexpected, forced experts to reassess Mali's democratic institutions and the neoliberal economic reforms enacted in conjunction with the move toward democracy. This book's detailed study of cultur ... More

Keywords: postcolonial Mali, African democracy, military coup, cultural heritage, Malian democracy, neoliberal reforms

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780252040276
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rosa De Jorio, author
Univeristy of North Florida