By Emmanuel Akyeampong, Robert H. Bates, Nathan Nunn, James Robinson
This edited quantity addresses the foundation factors of Africa's chronic 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 influence of the export slave exchange, colonialism, Africa on the earth economic climate, and culture's impact on accumulation and funding. numerous of the chapters take a comparative standpoint, putting Africa's advancements apart different worldwide styles. The readership for this e-book spans from the expert lay reader with an curiosity in Africa, teachers and undergraduate and graduate scholars, coverage makers, and people within the improvement international.
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Africa's Development in Historical Perspective by Emmanuel Akyeampong, Robert H. Bates, Nathan Nunn, James Robinson