(Understanding Contemporary Africa Understanding Introductions to the States Regions of the Contemporary World) [PDF/EPUB] ç April A. Gordon
(Understanding Contemporary Africa Understanding Introductions to the States Regions of the Contemporary World) PDF/EPUB ç April A. Gordon
Ks of social history try Martin Meredith s The Fate of Africa or personal narratives by African authors On its own its a bit academic It did help me to better understand the role of the IMF and World Bank in developing nations and the complexities involved in giving and managing aid good book gbo. Ole of women religious beliefs and literature Each topic is covered in an accessible style but with reference to the latest scholarship Maps photographs and a table of basic political data enhance the text which has made its place as the best available introduction to this diverse and complex continent.
review Ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ö April A. Gordon
Example the chapter on African Literature is 40 pages long and really amounts to little than a listing of authors there s not much substance By contrast the chapter on African history was a bit too general and could definitely have been extended I think this would work best in combination with wor. Understanding Contemporary Africa treats the range of issues acing the continent in the Swamplandia! first decade of the twentyirst century The authors provide current thorough analyses not only of history politics and economics but also geography environmental concerns population shifts amily and kinship the
A solid but somewhat uneven introduction to Africa The chapters are thematic with topics like the role of women religion International Relations and the environment rom the pre colonial era to the present day In general each section is uite informative but some chapters seem vital than others For. Thoroughly updated to reflect recent events and trends including Africa and the war on terror progress and problems in democratization advances by women in politics developments in the ight against AIDS the growing influence of China the establishment of the African Union and much this new edition of.