Africa's Development in Historical Perspective by Emmanuel Akyeampong, Robert H. Bates, Nathan Nunn, James

By Emmanuel Akyeampong, Robert H. Bates, Nathan Nunn, James Robinson

This edited quantity addresses the foundation explanations of Africa's power poverty via an research of its longue durée heritage. It interrogates the African previous via disorder and demography, associations and governance, African economies and the effect of the export slave exchange, colonialism, Africa on the planet economic climate, and culture's impression on accumulation and funding. a number of of the chapters take a comparative standpoint, putting Africa's advancements apart different worldwide styles. The readership for this booklet spans from the expert lay reader with an curiosity in Africa, teachers and undergraduate and graduate scholars, coverage makers, and people within the improvement global.

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