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Africa's moment

Author: Jean-Michel Severino; Olivier Ray
Publisher: Chichester : Polity, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 21st century will be the century of Africa. This continent was once seen as empty, rural, animist, poor, and forgotten by the world. This book presents the different facets of Africa, which will  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Michel Severino; Olivier Ray
ISBN: 9780745651583 0745651585 9780745651576 0745651577
OCLC Number: 861121346
Notes: Originaltitel: Le temps de l'Afrique
Description: xv, 317 s.
Contents: Acknowledgements Foreword by Paul Collier Introduction Part One: The Peopling of a Continent Chapter 1: Who Wants to Be a Billionaire? Chapter 2: Malthus on CNN Part Two: Africa on the Move Chapter 3: A Black Peril? Chapter 4: Crowded Roads Part Three: Africa Versus Growth Chapter 5: The Undiscoverable Curse Chapter 6: The Great Wheel of Growth Part Four: When Africa Awakes Chapter 7: The Great Clean-Up Chapter 8: Emerging Africa Part Five: God’s Africa Chapter 9: Urban Compositions Chapter 10: Crescent and Cross Chapter 11: Switched-On Africa Chapter 12: The End of Ethnicity Chapter 13: African Democracy Part Six: One March, Three Directions Chapter 14: Countries of Rent, Countries in Danger Chapter 15: The Vanguard of Development Chapter 16: Fragile Africa: One Crisis After Another Part Seven: Africa, The World’s Vitality Chapter 17: The End of Infinity Chapter 18: Light Against Darkness Chapter 19: The Hunger for Land Chapter 20: The Struggle for Man Part Eight: The
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"A wake-up call. Its message is simple: look out world, here comes Africa." Wall Street Journal "Clearly conceived, cleanly structured, tightly written and lucidly expressed. A highly readable text." Read more...

 
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