In my Africa in DC Guide I list the Library of Congress as having the area’s most impressive Africana resources and I often go there to further my knowledge of recent African history. I usually peruse the Library’s collection of African newspapers, but today I went for the books.
I stumbled across “Love of Liberty: The rule of President William V. S. Tubman in Liberia, 1944-1971” by Tuan Wreh. This book, published in 1976, offers an extremely transparent and informative critique of the more authoritative aspects of Tubman’s administration.
I found one passage in this book of particular interest. Continue reading