Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Understanding Contemporary Africa - 4th edition

Understanding Contemporary Africa (ISBN10: 1588264661; ISBN13: 9781588264664)
ISBN13: 978-1588264664
ISBN10: 1588264661

Summary: 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 fight against AIDS, the growing influence of China, the establishment of the African Union, and much more--this new edition of Understanding Contemporary Africa treats the range of issues facing the continent in the first decade of the twenty-first century.

The authors provi
de current, thorough analyses not only of history, politics, and economics, but also geography, environmental concerns, population shifts, family and kinship, the role 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.
...show more
Summary: 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 fight against AIDS, the growing influence of China, the establishment of the African Union, and much more--this new edition of Understanding Contemporary Africa treats the range of issues facing the continent in the first decade of the twenty-first century.

The authors provide current, thorough analyses not only of history, politics, and economics, but also geography, environmental concerns, population shifts, family and kinship, the role 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. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub.
Year Published: 2007
International: No

View Table of Contents

Other Editions of Understanding Contemporary Africa:


List Price: $27.50
Used $8.25
Used
Save $19.25 (70%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 2 days and 50 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Close
Close
Close