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 motives of Africa's chronic poverty via an research of its longue durée heritage. It interrogates the African previous via illness and demography, associations and governance, African economies and the effect of the export slave exchange, colonialism, Africa on the earth financial system, and culture's impression 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 publication 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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