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

This edited quantity addresses the foundation explanations of Africa's continual poverty via an research of its longue durée historical past. It interrogates the African earlier via illness and demography, associations and governance, African economies and the effect of the export slave alternate, colonialism, Africa on the planet financial system, and culture's effect on accumulation and funding. a number of of the chapters take a comparative standpoint, putting Africa's advancements apart different worldwide styles. The readership for this e-book spans from the trained lay reader with an curiosity in Africa, teachers and undergraduate and graduate scholars, coverage makers, and people within the improvement world.

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