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Africa Phyllis M. Martin

Africa

Phyllis M. Martin

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ISBN : 9780253302106
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Since the publication of the first edition of this book in 1977, Africahas established itself as the most popular introductory text for African studiescourses in North America. This third edition has been completely revised and broughtup to dateMoreSince the publication of the first edition of this book in 1977, Africahas established itself as the most popular introductory text for African studiescourses in North America. This third edition has been completely revised and broughtup to date since the 1986 edition, reflecting changes in African society andpolitics, and in the scholarship available on this vast and complexcontinent.ContentsI. Introduction1. Africa: Problems and Perspectives. Phyllis M. Martin and Patrick OMeara2. TheContemporary Map of Africa. Michael L. McNultyII. The AfricanPast3. Prehistoric Africa. Kathy D. Schick4. Aspects of EarlyAfrican History. John Lamphear and Toyin Falola5. Islam and AfricanSocieties. John H. Hanson6. Africa and Europe before 1900. Curtis A.Keim7. The Colonial Era. Sheldon Gellar8. Decolonization, Independence, and the Failure of Politics. Edmond J. KellerIII. Societyand Culture9. Social Organization in Africa. John C. McCall10.Economic Life in African Villages and Towns. Mahir Saul11. African Systemsof Thought. Ivan Karp12. African Art. Patrick McNaughton and DianePelrine13. African Music Performed. Ruth M. Stone14. PopularCulture in Urban Africa. Dele Jegede15. African Literature. EileenJulien16. Social Change in Contemporary Africa. ClaireRobertson17. Law and Society in Contemporary Africa. TakyiwaaManuhIV. Economics and Politics18. African Politics sinceIndependence. N. Brian Winchester19. Economic Change in ContemporaryAfrica. Sara Berry20. The African Development Crisis. Richard Stryker andStephen N. Ndegwa21. South Africa. C. R. D. Halisi and PatrickOMearaAfricana Resources for Undergraduates: A Bibliographic Essay. NancyJ. Schmidt