Paths in the Rainforests: Towards a History of Political Tradition in Equatorial Africa by Jan Vansina | 9780852550748 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Paths in the Rainforests: Towards a History of Political Tradition in Equatorial Africa

Paths in the Rainforests: Towards a History of Political Tradition in Equatorial Africa

by Jan Vansina
     
 

ISBN-10: 085255074X

ISBN-13: 9780852550748

Pub. Date: 01/01/1991

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited

The rainforests of equatorial Africa cover an area almost as large as Western Europe and some 12 million people live there. So why has this area remained without a historiography? Vansina disputes the myth of an unchanging past in a hostile environment and demonstrates that there are rich and complex political, social and economic histories to be uncovered, as varied

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The rainforests of equatorial Africa cover an area almost as large as Western Europe and some 12 million people live there. So why has this area remained without a historiography? Vansina disputes the myth of an unchanging past in a hostile environment and demonstrates that there are rich and complex political, social and economic histories to be uncovered, as varied as the forest habitats themselves. North America: University of Wisconsin Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780852550748
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Pages:
448

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