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

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

This edited quantity addresses the foundation motives of Africa's continual poverty via an research of its longue durée historical past. 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 economic climate, and culture's impression on accumulation and funding. numerous of the chapters take a comparative viewpoint, putting Africa's advancements apart different international styles. The readership for this publication spans from the educated lay reader with an curiosity in Africa, lecturers and undergraduate and graduate scholars, coverage makers, and people within the improvement international.

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