The African Experience

The African Experience : An Introduction

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The African Experience is the only interdisciplinary survey to examine this region of the world from geographic, linguistic, social, historical, and political perspectives. Drawing on research from all of the social sciences, this text captures Africa in its complex totality. The African Experience helps students develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of Africa, one that allows them to grasp the region's internal dynamics and its evolving place in the world.show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 362.87g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Longman Inc
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • maps
  • 0130918431
  • 9780130918437
  • 1,995,230

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"The African Experience" is the only interdisciplinary survey to examine this region of the world from geographic, linguistic, social, historical, and political perspectives. Drawing on research from all of the social sciences, this text captures Africa in its complex totality. "The African Experience" helps students develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of Africa, one that allows them to grasp the region's internal dynamics and its evolving place in the world.show more

About Vincent B. Khapoya

Vincent B. Khapoya is Professor of Political Science at Oakland University.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The Continent and Its People Chapter 2. African Traditional Institutions Chapter 3. Political Development in Historic Africa Chapter 4. Colonialism and the African Experience Chapter 5. African Nationalism and the Struggle for Freedom Chapter 6. African Independence: The First Thirty Years Chapter 7. The African Struggle for Democracy and Free Markets Chapter 8. Africa in World Affairsshow more

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