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Success Story from Burkina Faso: Thomas Sankara’s Legacy

By Heidi G. Frontani This week I am reviewing Dr. Ernest Harsch’s book, Thomas Sankara – An African Revolutionary (Ohio University Press, October 2014). It is the first English-language book to tell the story of the late President Sankara’s short life (1949-1987). The engaging, yet brief (160 page) biography draws on Harsch’s extensive firsthand research […]