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by David Maisel,Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch

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ISBN:
0520078810
Author:
David Maisel,Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch
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Humanities
Language:
English
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University of California Press (May 29, 1992)
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448 pages
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X, 403 pages ; 24 cm. "This masterful synthesis explains how Africa has come to be a land torn by incessant conflict among its impoverished peoples and countries, a continent living through the gravest social revolution of its history, experienc.

X, 403 pages ; 24 cm. "This masterful synthesis explains how Africa has come to be a land torn by incessant conflict among its impoverished peoples and countries, a continent living through the gravest social revolution of its history, experiencing the world's fastest demographic growth. Weaving together four major themes-population, political power, the peasantry, and the new growth of the vitch demonstrates the need to recognize the extremely complex heritage of African societies if one is to understand the present or act upon the future of the continent.

By Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch. Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 1988. Translated by David Meisel from Afrique Noire: permanences et ruptures, Paris, 1985). University of Natal, Durban.

Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch. Africa: Endurance and Change South of the Sahara. by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch and David Maisel.

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Africa: Endurance and Change South of the Sahara. This masterful synthesis explains how Africa has come to be a land torn by incessant conflict among its impoverished peoples and countries, a continent living through the gravest social revolution of its history, experiencing the world's fastest demographic growth. Coquery-Vidrovitch demonstrates the need to recognize the extremely complex heritage of African societies if one is to understand the present or act upon the future of the continent.

Mercantile cities opened Africa to the world, Islamic cities became centers of scholarship and the trans-Saharan trade, Creole cities appeared after the first contact with Europeans, and Bantu cities of the hinterland reacted against them. Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch is a vice president and vice chairperson of the Société Française d’Historie d’Outre-Mer.

Africa: Endurance and Change South of the Sahara ) This masterful synthesis explains how Africa has come to be a land torn by incessant conflict among its impoverished peoples and countries, a continent living through the gravest social revolution of its history, experiencing the world's fastest demographic growth. She is also a member of the American Council Learned Society.

Afrique noire: endurance and change south of the Sahara. L' Afrique noire de 1800 à nos jours.

Coquery-Vidrovitch, C. (1985). Afrique noire: permanences et ruptures. Africa: Endurance and change south of the Sahara (D. Maisel, Trans. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press). Baptista, . Perista, . & Carrilho, P. (2008).

Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch is professor of contemporary history and head of the Graduate Studies Program on the Third World and Africa at the University of Paris-7 Denis Diderot. A renowned historian of sub-Saharan Africa, she has taught at most of the French-speaking African universities and has held visiting positions at Princeton and Binghamton universities. Among her many publications, Afrique noire: Permanences et Ruptures (also published in English as Africa: Endurance and Changes South of the Sahara) was awarded the Aumale prize of the Academie des Sciences Morales et Politiques.

Africa: Endurance and Change South of the Sahara more. by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch. Publication Date: 1991.

This masterful synthesis explains how Africa has come to be a land torn by incessant conflict among its impoverished peoples and countries, a continent living through the gravest social revolution of its history, experiencing the world's fastest demographic growth. Weaving together four major themes―population, political power, the peasantry, and the new growth of the cities―Coquery-Vidrovitch demonstrates the need to recognize the extremely complex heritage of African societies if one is to understand the present or act upon the future of the continent.