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States and power in Africa : comparative lessons in authority and control

Author: Jeffrey Ira Herbst
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2014. ©2000
Series: Princeton studies in international history and politics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : New paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Originally published: A2000. With new preface and revised chapter nine by the author.

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Herbst, Jeffrey Ira.
States and power in Africa.
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2014
(DLC) 2014947938
(OCoLC)877364829
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Ira Herbst
ISBN: 9781400852321 1400852323
OCLC Number: 901048279
Notes: Originally published: ©2000. With new preface and revised chapter nine by the author.
Awards: Joint winner of APSA Comparative Politics Section Gregory Luebbert Book Award 2001
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 280 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The challenge of state-building in Africa --
Power and space in precolonial Africa --
The Europeans and the African problem --
The political kingdom in independent Africa --
National design and the broadcasting of power --
Chiefs, states, and the land --
The coin of the African realm --
The politics of migration and citizenship --
The past and the future of state power in Africa, revised for the new paperback edition.
Series Title: Princeton studies in international history and politics.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Herbst ; with new preface by the author.
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