The Ideological Scramble for Africa

"Frank Gerits has crafted an ambitious and exemplary transnational history of the battle for African hearts and minds in the era of decolonization. This thoughtful book will be required reading for a generation of historians of decolonization, the Cold War, and Africa."

Christopher Dietrich, Fordham University, author of Oil Revolution

Book Reviews

"This erudite book fulfills its ambitious scope and premise with impressive archival work, offering us a major revision of our approach to African international relations during the period of decolonization."

Leslie James, 2022