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History And Hunger In West Africa

History And Hunger In West Africa

by Laura Bigman


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ISBN-13: 9780313267468
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/1993
Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies Series , #15
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

LAURA BIGMAN is founder of the Africans in Washington Project and is currently a Research Associate in the African Studies Department at Howard University.

Table of Contents


The Food Question in Africa: An Historical Perspective

The Peoples of Guinea-Bissau and the Slave Trade Era

Guinea-Bissau: The Colonial Economy

Peanuts, Plantations and the Senegalization of Guinea-Bissau

Politics of Force and Forced Migration

Cape Verde Islands: Colonialism, Commerce and Crop Failures

Slavery and Tenancy

The Party-States, Privatization and Food

Guinea-Bissau: Rice. Trade, Aid and the New Ponteiros

Cape Verde: Agarrian Reform, Public Works and Extraversion


Historical Islamic States of the Guinea-Bissau Region

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