Africa's Development in Historical Perspective by Emmanuel Akyeampong,Robert H. Bates,Nathan Nunn,James

By Emmanuel Akyeampong,Robert H. Bates,Nathan Nunn,James Robinson

This edited quantity addresses the basis factors of Africa's power poverty via an research of its longue durée background. It interrogates the African prior via sickness and demography, associations and governance, African economies and the effect of the export slave alternate, colonialism, Africa on the earth financial system, and culture's effect on accumulation and funding. numerous of the chapters take a comparative point of view, putting Africa's advancements apart different international styles. The readership for this e-book spans from the proficient lay reader with an curiosity in Africa, lecturers and undergraduate and graduate scholars, coverage makers, and people within the improvement world.

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