Guide to African Political and Economic Development [NOOK Book]

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First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Guide to African Political and Economic Development

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Overview

First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Throughout history, the collapse of empires has always been followed by violence between would-be inheritors of powers struggling to fill the vacuum. Arnold hopes that the two generations since most of African became independent of a few European powers has sorted out the worst of the violence and the next century will be more ordered. He provides a broad guide to the political, economic, and international forces that have determined the development of post-colonial Africa from 1960 to 2000. He is not identified. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135970697
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/27/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 400
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
Note on sources
Introduction
1 The search for unity 1
2 The Organization of African Unity (OAU) 6
3 The regions 14
4 Independence struggles and movements 69
5 Regional economic groupings 93
6 African resources 109
7 Development problems 120
8 Continental infrastructure 133
9 Africa's ethnic diversity and how it copes 143
10 Religions in Africa 157
11 Africa and the United Nations 166
12 Wars in Africa: the resolution of disputes 177
13 Special relationships 197
14 African panorama: 2000 208
Index 213
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