9780470658987

A History of Modern Africa 1800 to the Present

  • ISBN 13:

    9780470658987

  • ISBN 10:

    0470658983

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/17/2012
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

Updated and revised to emphasise long-term perspectives on current issues facing the continent, the new 2nd Edition of A History of Modern Africa recounts the full breadth of Africa's political, economic, and social history over the past two centuries. Adopts a long-term approach to current issues, stressing the importance of nineteenth-century and deeper indigenous dynamics in explaining Africa's later twentieth-century challenges Places a greater focus on African agency, especially during the colonial encounter Includes more in-depth coverage of non-Anglophone Africa Offers expanded coverage of the post-colonial era to take account of recent developments, including the conflict in Darfur and the political unrest of 2011 in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya

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