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The making of contemporary Africa : the development of African society since 1800 / Bill Freund.

Author:
Freund, Bill [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • London ; New York, NY : Palgrave, 2016.
  • ©2016
Εdition:
3rd edition.
Description:
x, 356 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes:
"Macmillan Education."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-336) and index.
Contents:
Africanist history and the history of Africa -- Material and cultural development in Africa before the nineteenth century -- The European intrusion in the era of merchant capital -- The era of legitimate commerce, 1800-70 -- The conquest of Africa -- The material basis of colonial society, 1900-40 -- Culture, class and social change in colonial Africa, 1900-40 -- Industrialisation and South African society, 1900-48 -- The decolonisation of Africa, 1940-60 -- Tropical Africa, 1960-80: class, state and the problem of development -- Southern Africa: the liberation struggles -- Structural adjustment kicks in -- Democracies, dictatorships and disasters: Africa into the twenty-first century -- A new Africa: cultural and social history since independence.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781137429063 ((hardback))
  • 1137429062 ((hardback))
  • 9781137429056 ((paperback))
  • 1137429054 ((paperback))
OCLC:
958397327
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