Africa's Development in Historical Perspective by Emmanuel Akyeampong, Robert H. Bates, Nathan Nunn, James

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By Emmanuel Akyeampong, Robert H. Bates, Nathan Nunn, James Robinson

This edited quantity addresses the foundation reasons of Africa's chronic poverty via an research of its longue durée background. It interrogates the African earlier via ailment and demography, associations and governance, African economies and the effect of the export slave exchange, colonialism, Africa on the earth economic system, and culture's effect on accumulation and funding. a number of of the chapters take a comparative viewpoint, putting Africa's advancements apart different worldwide styles. The readership for this publication spans from the knowledgeable lay reader with an curiosity in Africa, lecturers and undergraduate and graduate scholars, coverage makers, and people within the improvement international.

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