AFRICA: DIVERSITY AND DEVELOPMENT

AFRICA: DIVERSITY AND DEVELOPMENT

BINNS T

ISBN: 9780415413688

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For many, Africa is regarded as a place of mystery and negative images, where reports of natural disasters and civil strife dominate media attention, with relatively little publicity given to any of the continent's more positive attributes. Africa has at last begun to receive the depth of interest it has long deserved, in the shape of debates about trade, aid and debt, the 'Make Poverty History' campaign, and the UK's 'Commission on Africa'. But, behind the superficial media facade, Africa is a diverse, complex and dynamic place, with a rich history and a colonial engagement that, although short-lived, was fundamental in determining the long-term future of the continent. At the start of the second decade of the twenty-first century, when the world is engulfed in a major financial crisis, Africa has the dubious distinction of being the world's poorest continent. This book introduces and de-mystifies Africa's diversity and dynamism, and considers how its peoples and environments have int

ISBN Number 9780415413688
Author/s BINNS T
Format Book
Edition 1ST - 2011
Publisher TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Format