By David Birmingham
During the 20 th century Congo copper supplemented this wealth, by means of gem-quality diamonds, and by way of offshore oil. even if 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 new release of battle eventually led to 2002 whilst nationwide reconstruction may commence on Portuguese colonial foundations.
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A Short History of Modern Angola by David Birmingham