Developing Uganda

Edited by Hölger Bernt Hansen and Michael Twaddle

Uganda's recovery since Museveni came to power in 1986 has been one of the heartening achievements in a continent where the media have given intense coverage to disasters. This book assesses the question of whether the reality lives up to the image that has so impressed the supporters of its recovery. What has actually happened? How successful have the reforms been thus far? What are the prospects for Uganda's future?

Essays by the top scholars in the Weld span the breadth of the issue, from Uganda's growth out of poverty to development at the grass roots level. Developing Uganda replaces the myth and misinformation the last decade has witnessed with a realistic scrutiny by those who have studied it with care and caution.


Hölger Bernt Hansen is director of the African Studies Center at the University of Copenhagen.

Michael Twaddle teaches politics and history at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London. Hansen and Twaddle are the editors of two renowned books, Uganda Now (1988) and Changing Uganda (1991).

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Eastern African Studies

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African Studies · Political Science · African History · History

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Paperback

978-0-8214-1209-1
Retail price: $29.95, S.
Release date: Oct. 1998
384 pages
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Hardcover

978-0-8214-1208-4
Retail price: $49.95, S.
Release date: Oct. 1998
384 pages
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978-0-8214-4006-3
Release date: Oct. 1998
≅ 384 pages