9780205208609

African Experience, The, Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780205208609

  • ISBN10:

    0205208606

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 8/14/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $99.33

Summary

Updated in its 4thedition, The African Experienceis the only interdisciplinary survey to examine this region of the world from geographic, linguistic, social, historical, and political perspectives. Drawing on research from all of the social sciences, this text captures Africa in its complex totality. The African Experiencehelps readers develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of Africa, one that allows them to grasp the region's internal dynamics and its evolving place in the world.

Author Biography

Vincent B. Khapoya is Professor of Political Science at Oakland University.

Table of Contents

  • Provides an overview of the geography, demography, and languages of the African continent.  (ex. p. vii)
  • Describes the traditional cultural forms and institutions found throughout Africa. (ex. Ch. 2)
  • Explores African history in terms of state building, alliance formation, and the rise and decline of various kingdoms.  (ex. Ch. 3)
  • Discusses the African experience under European colonial rule.  (ex. Ch. 4)
  • Examines African resistance to colonial rule and the influence of external and internal factors on that resistance.  (ex. Ch. 5)
  • Takes a critical look at progress in Africa in the post-independence era, including assessments of democratic transitions and economic development. (ex. Ch. 7)
  • Analyzes the past and present roles played by Africa on the world stage. (ex. Ch. 8)

 

Rewards Program

Write a Review