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Africa's Development in Historical Perspective

edited by Emmanuel Akyeampong (Harvard University), Robert H. Bates (Harvard University), Nathan Nunn (Harvard University), James A. Robinson (Harvard University)
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Book
Published
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9781107041158, 1107041155, 9781107691209, 1107691206
Contents
  • Africa in history / Christopher Ehret
  • Reversal of fortune and socioeconomic development in the Atlantic world : a comparative examination of West Africa and the Americas, 1400-1850 / Joseph Inikori
  • Impact of malaria on African development over the Longue duree / David N. Weil
  • Africa population, 1650-2000 : comparisons and implications of new estimates : culture, entrepreneurialism, and development / Patrick Manning
  • Redistributive pressures in Sub-Saharan Africa : causes, consequences, and coping strategies / Jean-Philippe Platteau
  • Accumulation and conspicuous consumption : the poverty of entrepreneurship in western Nigeria, ca. 1850-1930 / Ayodeji Olukoju
  • Changing dynamics of entrepreneurship in 19th century Africa / Emmanuel Akyeampong
  • Textile industry of eastern Africa in the Longue duree / William Gervase Clarence-Smith
  • Explaining and evaluating the cash crop revolution in the "peasant" colonies of tropical Africa, c. 1890-c.1930 : beyond "vent-for-surplus" / Gareth Austin
  • Re-inventing the wheel : the economic benefits of wheeled transportation in early colonial British West Africa / Isaias Chaves, Stanley L. Engerman, and James A. Robinson
  • Mbanza Kongo/São Salvador : culture and the transformation of an African city, 1491 to 1670s / Linda Heywood
  • Fragile revolution : rethinking war and development in Africa's violent nineteenth century / Richard Reid
  • Imperial peace / Robert Bates
  • Dahomey in the world : Dahomean rulers and European demands, 1726-1894 / John Thornton
  • Transatlantic slave trade and the evolution of political authority in West Africa / Warren C. Whatley
  • Gender and missionary influence in colonial Africa / Nathan Nunn.
Description
xiii, 526 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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