The sankofa and the eagle : pan-african geopolitics and the future of american power

dc.contributor.authorHolt, Jeremy
dc.date.accessioned2020-05-08T21:47:40Z
dc.date.available2020-05-08T21:47:40Z
dc.date.issued2020-05-10
dc.description115 leaves.en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (leaves 104-114).
dc.description.abstractThis project deals with the rise of continental integration in Africa as it relates to the United States. Drawing from the history of Pan-Africanist thought and institutions and the conduct of U.S. Africa policy, I look at the ways in which increasing economic and political interdependence in Africa will benefit and hinder the interests of the U.S. and how the U.S. can shape its foreign policy accordingly. I argue that the prospect of increasing integration in Africa and the further development of the African Union will most likely benefit U.S. short-run interests in the areas of commercial relations, peace and security, and strategic minerals access. These benefits, however, are contingent on the U.S. adopting an Africa policy that is geared to the realities of regional and continental integration.en_US
dc.identifier.citationHolt, Jeremy. (2020, May 10). The Sankofa and the Eagle: Pan-African Geopolitics and the Future of American Power. Retrieved from:en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://digitalrepository.wheatoncollege.edu/handle/11040/31140
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherWheaton College (Norton, Mass.)en_US
dc.subjectUndergraduate research.
dc.subjectUndergraduate thesis.
dc.subject.lcshPan-Africanism.
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- Relations -- Africa -- 21st century.
dc.subject.lcshAfrica -- Relations -- United States -- 21st century.
dc.subject.lcshNation-building -- Africa -- 21st century.
dc.subject.lcshAfrica -- Strategic aspects -- 21st century.
dc.titleThe sankofa and the eagle : pan-african geopolitics and the future of american poweren_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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