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Historical Dictionary Of Niger

Author : Abdourahmane Idrissa
ISBN : 9780810870901
Genre : History
File Size : 23.90 MB
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The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Niger covers the history of the peoples of the Republic of Niger from medieval times to the present. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries covering elements of pre-colonial and colonial history, recent politics, cinema, literature, religion, economics, and finance. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Niger.
Category: History

Historical Dictionary Of Nigeria

Author : Toyin Falola
ISBN : 0810863162
Genre : History
File Size : 60.9 MB
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Since independence in 1960, Nigeria has undergone tremendous change shaped by political instability, rapid population growth, and economic turbulence. The Historical Dictionary of Nigeria introduces Nigeria's rich and complex history. Readers will find a wealth of information on important contemporary issues like AIDS, human rights, petroleum, and faith-based conflict.
Category: History

Historical Dictionary Of Mali

Author : Pascal James Imperato
ISBN : 9780810864023
Genre : History
File Size : 77.70 MB
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The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of Mali, through its chronology, bibliography, introductory essay, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, places, events, and institutions and significant political, economic, social, and cultural aspects, provides an important reference on this African country.
Category: History

Historical Dictionary Of Women In Sub Saharan Africa

Author : Kathleen E. Sheldon
ISBN : 0810853310
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 22.39 MB
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The core of the dictionary is the formal entries on nearly 700 topics, individuals, organizations, events, and publications. The book opens with an essay on African women's history, and includes a chronology of African women's history, a list of acronyms, and a country index to facilitate finding entries on particular topics. There is also a bibliography of nearly 2,000 citations that is organized first into historical periods and then into twenty topical categories including art, education, health, human rights, literature, marriage, slavery, and urbanization.
Category: Social Science

Historical Dictionary Of Morocco

Author : Aomar Boum
ISBN : 9781442262973
Genre : History
File Size : 20.52 MB
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This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Morocco contains a chronology, an introduction, a glossary, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
Category: History

Historical Dictionary Of Burkina Faso

Author : Lawrence Rupley
ISBN : 9780810867703
Genre : History
File Size : 89.20 MB
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Burkina Faso, known as Upper Volta until its independence from France in 1960, and locally called the land of the upright people, is a medium-sized land-locked country with no less than six neighbors, some of which periodically get into trouble which makes it reasonably strategic in some ways. While it has not done as poorly as some other African states, its economic has certainly not prospered and many Burkinabe go abroad to earn a living. As for politics, it is another case of stability without democracy, even if there are periodic elections. Still, this is better than not even having stability. This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Burkina Faso covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, maps, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Burkina Faso."
Category: History

Historical Dictionary Of Kenya

Author : Robert M. Maxon
ISBN : 9780810874695
Genre : History
File Size : 48.31 MB
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This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Kenya provides a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography on the country’s history. The dictionary section has 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
Category: History

Historical Dictionary Of Ethiopia

Author : David H. Shinn
ISBN : 9780810874572
Genre : History
File Size : 71.59 MB
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The Historical Dictionary of Ethiopia, Second Edition covers the history of Ethiopia through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has several hundred cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Ethiopia.
Category: History

Historical Dictionary Of The Gambia

Author : Arnold Hughes
ISBN : STANFORD:36105024899630
Genre : History
File Size : 57.62 MB
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Like its two predecessors, this edition looks at The Gambia's history from precolonial times to the present. It includes entries on significant persons, places and events, institutions and parties, and various political, economic and social aspects. It provides a longer chronology, a more probing introduction, and expanded and additional entries. An extended bibliography takes into account new scholarship and publications.
Category: History

Historical Dictionary Of Benin

Author : Mathurin C. Houngnikpo
ISBN : 9780810871717
Genre : History
File Size : 62.22 MB
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Benin is now perceived of as a model of democracy in Africa because it has successfully established a democratic political system based on consensus and regular and fair elections, and it continues to improve its electoral and parliamentary systems. Since its democracy it has taken important steps towards laying the foundation for the rule of law by establishing stable political institutions that can withstand the test of time. It has also engaged in an important legal, institutional, and regulatory reform to establish a more favorable environment for private initiative. The fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Benin covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 900 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Benin.
Category: History