From the Book - First edition.
INDIA. In the middle of the journey ; Jamshed into Jimmy ; A second visit ; The election in Ajmer
AFRICA AND THE DIASPORA. Papa and the power set ; The shipwrecked six thousand ; The ultimate colony ; The overcrowded barracoon ; Power? ; Michael X and the Black Power killings in Trinidad : peace and power ; A new king for the Congo : Mobutu and the nihilism of Africa ; The crocodiles of Yamoussoukro
AMERICAN OCCASIONS. Columbus and Crusoe ; Jacques Soustelle and the decline of the West ; New York with Norman Mailer ; Steinbeck in Monterey ; Argentina and the ghost of Eva Perón, 1972-1991 ; The air-conditioned bubble : the Republicans in Dallas ; Heavy manners in Grenada ; A handful of dust : Cheddi Jagan and the revolution in Guyana
Postscript: Our universal civilization.