The African Experience

Paperback | April 3, 2012

byVincent B KhapoyaEditorVincent B Khapoya

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Updated in its 4th edition, The African Experience is the only interdisciplinary survey to examine this region of the world from geographic, linguistic, social, historical, and political perspectives. Drawing on research from all of the social sciences, this text captures Africa in its complex totality. The African Experience helps readers develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of Africa, one that allows them to grasp the regions internal dynamics and its evolving place in the world.

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Updated in its 4th edition, The African Experience is the only interdisciplinary survey to examine this region of the world from geographic, linguistic, social, historical, and political perspectives. Drawing on research from all of the social sciences, this text captures Africa in its complex totality. The African Experience helps rea...

Vincent B. Khapoya is Emeritus Professor at Oakland University, USA.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:April 3, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205851711

ISBN - 13:9780205851713

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Continent and Its People  Chapter 2. African Traditional Institutions  Chapter 3. Political Development in Historic Africa  Chapter 4. Colonialism and the African Experience  Chapter 5. African Nationalism and the Struggle for Freedom  Chapter 6. African Independence: The First Thirty Years  Chapter 7. The African Struggle for Democracy and Free Markets  Chapter 8. Africa in World Affairs

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The African Experience is a masterpiece written by a passionate African scholar. This book is a must-read for any student of Africa.”–Saneta Maiko, Indiana University/Purdue University

 

"Khapoya deftly integrates the particular and the general to present a compelling scholarly view of Africa's past and present."–Benedict Carton, George Mason University