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Tradition, culture and development in Africa : historical lessons for modern development planning

Author: Ambe J Njoh
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2006.
Series: Heritage, culture, and identity.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fact that Africa continues to lag behind all regions of the world on every indicator of development is hardly contentious. However, there is fierce debate on why this should be the case, despite  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Njoh, Ambe J.
Tradition, culture and development in Africa.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2006
(OCoLC)654553256
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ambe J Njoh
ISBN: 0754648842 9780754648840
OCLC Number: 70698899
Description: xii, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The culture-development nexus --
African accomplishments before the European encounter --
Colonialism, Christianity and the erosion of African culture --
The traditional African family --
Traditional land tenure systems --
Women, sexuality and property inheritance --
Traditional African administrative systems --
Traditional resource mobilization stategies --
Traditional healthcare and healing strategies --
Traditional architecture and housing --
Development implications of tradition.
Series Title: Heritage, culture, and identity.
Responsibility: Ambe J. Njoh.
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