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African Experience An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0137458525

ISBN-13: 9780137458523

Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)

Authors: Vincent B. Khapoya

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This book provides an introduction to Africa -- covering its physical attributes, history, social structure, and culture. It emphasizesnorms, values, and historical experience as the key variables that define who the people are, rather than labeling them as "tribes." Describesthe main traditional cultural forms and institutions found in Africa. Explores thegeography anddemography of the African continent. Takes a critical look athow the Africans have done since they inherited or recovered political power from the European colonial masters -- the problems they have encountered, the forces that have influenced leaders in their choice of strategies in nation-building or economic development, political and economic reforms.
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Book details

List price: $91.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/25/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Africa: The Continent and Its People
African Traditional Institutions
Political Development in Historic Africa
Colonialism and the African Experience
African Nationalism and the Struggle for Freedom
African Independence and After
South Africa
Africa in World Affairs
Bibliography
Index