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Historical Dictionary Of Benin

Author: Mathurin C. Houngnikpo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810871718
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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.

Historical Dictionary Of Niger

Author: Abdourahmane Idrissa
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810870908
Size: 35.93 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.

Historical Dictionary Of Nigeria

Author: Toyin Falola
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810863163
Size: 14.38 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.

Historical Dictionary Of Kenya

Author: Robert M. Maxon
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810874695
Size: 71.58 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.

Historical Dictionary Of The Gambia

Author: David Perfect
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442265264
Size: 39.40 MB
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This fifth edition of Historical Dictionary of The Gambia contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.

Historical Dictionary Of Togo

Author: Samuel Decalo
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
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Togo is a small West African country nestled between Benin and Ghana, extending from its narrow coastline 320 miles inland to Burkina Faso. Although the country's phosphate production has given it a modicum of economic stability, Togo remains politically unstable. The third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Togo expands and updates the 1987 edition and includes events occurring after the previous edition. Written by one of the foremost experts on African politics, this indispensable reference source provides concise dictionary entries covering the people, places, events, political and economic institutions, history and culture of this fascinating country. It contains a comprehensive, multilingual bibliography divided according to subject; tables with important economic and demographic data; a list of abbreviations; an updated chronology of recent political events; and three maps covering transport and communications, administrative divisions and ethnic divisions. Reviews of the Previous Edition: "There is much valuable information in this work that would not be retrieved easily elsewhere...highly recommended..." —ARBA "...a worthwhile contribution...the bibliography succeeds admirably in drawing these sources together." —AFRICA

Historical Dictionary Of Ghana

Author: David Owusu-Ansah
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810875004
Size: 42.77 MB
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Ghana, the former British colony of the Gold Coast, is historically known for being the first country to the south of the Sahara to attain political independence from colonial rule. It is known for its exports of cocoa and a variety of minerals, especially gold, and it is now an oil exporting country. But Ghana’s importance to the African continent is not only seen in its natural resources or its potential to expand its agricultural output. Rather the nation’s political history of nationalism, the history of military engagement in politics, record of economic depression and the ability to rise from the ashes of political and economic decay is the most unique character of the country. This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Ghana covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, 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 Ghana.

Historical Dictionary Of Chad

Author: Mario J. Azevedo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1538114372
Size: 68.69 MB
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This fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Chad contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1300 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.

Historical Dictionary Of The Gambia

Author: Arnold Hughes
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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.

Historical Dictionary Of Burkina Faso

Author: Lawrence Rupley
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810880105
Size: 39.22 MB
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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.