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The colonial epoch in Africa

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Colonies -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- History -- 1884-1960.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-387).

      Statementedited with introduction by Gregory Maddox.
      SeriesArticles on colonialism and nationalism in Africa ;, v. 2
      ContributionsMaddox, Gregory.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT29 .C575 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 387 p. ;
      Number of Pages387
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1409201M
      ISBN 100815313896
      LC Control Number93017822

      Africa must accept, declared World Bank president Robert McNamara, “tax measures” and a “choice of projects that might be politically unpopular,” while demonstrating a “willingness to accept and implement advice from outside experts.” The colonial powers were compelled to “give up” state power in three-quarters of the continent. Africa and the Pygmy of Central Africa, formed small, mobile groups of hunter-gathers that rarely ever grew larger than a handful of families. Hunting and gathering, herding cattle and goats, and agriculture were the primary means of food production throughout pre-colonial Africa. The earliest societies were hunter-gatherers. These groups often.

      Southern Africa, southernmost region of the African continent, comprising the countries of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The island nation of Madagascar is excluded because of its distinct language and cultural heritage. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Routledge Library Editions: World Empires Ser.: The Colonial Epoch in Africa (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

      Embodying Colonial Memories book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Power, and the Hauka in West Africa” as Want to Read: spirits that grotesquely mimic and mock "Europeans" of the colonial epoch. The author considers spirit possession as a set of embodied practices with serious social and cultural consequences/5(1). process has not taken place in Africa. It did not take place historically in the precolonial era, it did not take place during the colonial epoch, and it is not taking place since or now. Why? Africa is different because the struc-tural conditions that led to the path of state formation and institution building in Europe were absent in Africa.


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