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The making of contemporary Africa

the development of African society since 1800
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Macmillan Press, Rienner , Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, Boulder, Colo
Africa -- History -- 19th century., Africa -- History -- 20th century., Africa -- Economic conditions., Africa -- Social condit

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StatementBill Freund.
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LC ClassificationsDT28 .F73 1998
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Paginationxv, 334 p. :
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Open LibraryOL698439M
ISBN 101555878059, 1555878067
LC Control Number97046029

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The Making of Contemporary Africa eamines the complex events in Sub- Saharan Africa since the eighteenth century, in the light of scholarly appraisal in recent years. The themes of class and labour are highlighted. It enables the reader to come to grips with contemporary problems instead of falling into the easy trap of looking on independence as a 'happy ending'.

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