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The African Experience Plus MySearchLab with eText / Edition 4

The African Experience Plus MySearchLab with eText / Edition 4

by Vincent B. Khapoya


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ISBN-13: 9780205208609
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 08/28/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Vincent B. Khapoya is Professor of Political Science at Oakland University.

Table of Contents

  • Provides an overview of the geography, demography, and languages of the African continent. (ex. p. vii)
  • Describes the traditional cultural forms and institutions found throughout Africa. (ex. Ch. 2)
  • Explores African history in terms of state building, alliance formation, and the rise and decline of various kingdoms. (ex. Ch. 3)
  • Discusses the African experience under European colonial rule. (ex. Ch. 4)
  • Examines African resistance to colonial rule and the influence of external and internal factors on that resistance. (ex. Ch. 5)
  • Takes a critical look at progress in Africa in the post-independence era, including assessments of democratic transitions and economic development. (ex. Ch. 7)
  • Analyzes the past and present roles played by Africa on the world stage. (ex. Ch. 8)

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