Understanding Contemporary Africa / Edition 2

Understanding Contemporary Africa / Edition 2

by April A. Gordon
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555875473
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Series:
Understanding the Contemporary World Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
1Introduction1
2Africa: A Geographic Preface7
3The Historical Context23
4African Politics55
5The Economies of Africa101
6African International Relations143
7Population, Urbanization, and AIDS189
8Africa's Environmental Problems217
9Family and Kinship245
10Women and Development271
11Religion in Africa299
12African Literature331
13South Africa371
14Trends and Prospects409
List of Acroyms421
Glossary425
Basic Political Data439
The Contributors457
Index459
About the Book477

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