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Black business and economic power

Author: Alusine Jalloh; Toyin Falola
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 2002.
Series: Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora, v. 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first collection on historical and contemporary black business in Africa and the African diaspora in America, with contributors from a wide perspective of disciplines.

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Genre/Form: Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alusine Jalloh; Toyin Falola
ISBN: 158046114X 9781580461146
OCLC Number: 48942419
Description: xii, 628 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Indigenous values and the organization of informal sector business in West Africa / C. Magbaily Fyle --
The development of entrepreneurship in Africa : southeastern Nigeria during the era of the trans-Atlantic slave trade / Joseph E. Inikori --
Trade, transportation, and expanding economic networks : Saharan caravan commerce in the era of European expansion, 1500-1900 / Ralph A. Austen and Dennis D. Cordell --
African business in nineteenth-century West Africa / Gareth Austin --
Money, credit, and banking in colonial and postcolonial West Africa / Akanmu G. Adebayo --
The impact of British colonialism on the development of African business in colonial Nigeria / Ayodeji Olukoju --
African businesswomen in colonial and postcolonial Africa : a comparative survey / Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch --
The state and indigenous entrepreneurship in post-independence Africa / John Mukum Mbaku --
Management in postcolonial Africa : historical and contemporary perspectives / Nimi Wariboko --
The intersection of religion and business behavior in Africa / Nimi Wariboko --
African Muslim business in postcolonial West Africa / Alusine Jalloh --
Survival, innovation, and success in time of trouble : what prospects for Central African entrepreneurs? / Janet MacGaffey --
The challenge of indigenization, affirmative action, and Black empowerment in Zimbabwe and South Africa / Scott Taylor --
Gender and the range of entrepreneurial strategies : the "typical" and the "new" women entrepreneurs / Anita Spring --
"Where did all our customers go?" Historic Black-owned businesses and the African American consumer market / Robert E. Weems, Jr.--
The impact of economic culture on the business success of African American entrepreneurs / Bessie House --
The impact of criminal activity on Black business success : implications for public policy / Bessie House --
Patterns of African American female self-employment and entrepreneurship in ten southern cities, 1880-1930 / John N. Ingham --
Oprah Winfrey, the tycoon : contextualizing the economics of race, class, and gender in Black business history in post-civil rights America / Juliet E.K. Walker --
The African Union Company of the 1920s and its business activities in Africa and the United States / Maceo Crenshaw Dailey, Jr.--
Neocolonialism in the African diaspora? Black American business competition in South Africa / Juliet E.K. Walker --
The development of Black capitalism in South Africa and the United States / Okechukwu Chris Iheduru.
Series Title: Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora, v. 11.
Responsibility: edited by Alusine Jalloh and Toyin Falola.
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[This book] highlights with rare clarity black peoples' attempt to acquire wealth through entrepreneurship in a world often hostile to them. H-AFRICA This collection of essays is a Read more...

 
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