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Title Themes in West Africa's history [electronic resource] / edited by Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong.

Imprint Athens : Ohio University ; Oxford, England : James Currey ; Accra : Woeli Pub. Services, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 323 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Western African studies
Western African studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Holocene prehistory of West Africa, 10,000-1000 BP / Susan Keech McIntosh -- Ecology & culture in West Africa / James L.A. Webb Jr -- Linguistics & history in West Africa / M.E. Kropp Dakubu -- Oral tradition & perceptions of history from the Manding peoples of West Africa / David C. Conrad -- Slavery & slave trade in West Africa, 1450-1930 / Patrick Manning -- Class, caste & social inequality in West African history / Ismail Rashid -- Religious interactions in pre-twentieth century West Africa / Pashington Obeng -- Poverty in pre-colonial & colonial West Africa : perception, causes & alleviation / Ogbu U. Kalu -- Disease in West African history / Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong -- Urbanization in colonial & post-colonial West Africa / Andreas Eckert -- Commodities, Mercedes-Benz & structural adjustment : an episode in West African economic history / Celestin Monga -- Ethnicity, conflict & the state in contemporary West Africa / Cyril K. Daddieh -- Pentecostalism, Islam & culture : new religious movements in West Africa / Brian Larkin & Birgit Meyer.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
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Summary There has long been a need for a new textbook on West Africa's history. In Themes in West Africa's History, editor Emmanuel Kwaku Akyeampong and his contributors meet this need, examining key themes in West Africa's prehistory to the present through the lenses of their different disciplines.
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Subject Africa, West -- History.
Chronological Term Geschichte
Genre/Form History.
Electronic books.
Added Author Akyeampong, Emmanuel Kwaku.
Other Form: Print version: Themes in West Africa's history. Athens : Ohio University ; Oxford, England : James Currey ; Accra : Woeli Pub. Services, 2006 (DLC) 2005044917 (OCoLC)61303495
ISBN 9780821445662 (electronic bk.)
0821445669 (electronic bk.)
0821416405 (Ohio Univ. Press cloth ; alk. paper)
9780821416402 (Ohio Univ. Press cloth ; alk. paper)
0821416413 (Ohio Univ. Press pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780821416419 (Ohio Univ. Press pbk. ; alk. paper)
9988626568 (Woeli Pub. Services pbk.)
9789988626563 (Woeli Pub. Services pbk.)
0852559968 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9780852559963 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
085255995X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780852559956 (pbk. ; alk. paper)