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The History of African Development

(2013)
Abstract
The History of African Development aims to draw experts in the field of African History and African Development Studies together around an open access textbook for African teachers and undergraduate students. The textbook is reaching out to all African and non-African scholars willing to contribute a concise chapter (ca. 5000 words). The chapters describe and explain various aspects of historical African development trajectories in plain English language to students with limited background reading. All chapters include a list of suggested readings and a number of study questions to test student’s comprehension. By offering this material in an open source environment the textbook seeks to facilitate a wider diffusion of the knowledge that... (More)
The History of African Development aims to draw experts in the field of African History and African Development Studies together around an open access textbook for African teachers and undergraduate students. The textbook is reaching out to all African and non-African scholars willing to contribute a concise chapter (ca. 5000 words). The chapters describe and explain various aspects of historical African development trajectories in plain English language to students with limited background reading. All chapters include a list of suggested readings and a number of study questions to test student’s comprehension. By offering this material in an open source environment the textbook seeks to facilitate a wider diffusion of the knowledge that is generated within our academic network and support capacity building among a new generation of African historians and development practicioners. (Less)
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Book/Report
publication status
published
subject
keywords
Africa, development, economic history
editor
Frankema, Ewout LU and Hillbom, Ellen LU
publisher
African Economic History Network
external identifiers
  • Other:http://www.aehnetwork.org/textbook/
language
English
LU publication?
yes
id
8eff90bf-ecfb-4795-9658-322ea046df50 (old id 4194871)
alternative location
http://www.aehnetwork.org/textbook/
date added to LUP
2013-12-12 10:56:17
date last changed
2016-04-16 08:27:25
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  abstract     = {The History of African Development aims to draw experts in the field of African History and African Development Studies together around an open access textbook for African teachers and undergraduate students. The textbook is reaching out to all African and non-African scholars willing to contribute a concise chapter (ca. 5000 words). The chapters describe and explain various aspects of historical African development trajectories in plain English language to students with limited background reading. All chapters include a list of suggested readings and a number of study questions to test student’s comprehension. By offering this material in an open source environment the textbook seeks to facilitate a wider diffusion of the knowledge that is generated within our academic network and support capacity building among a new generation of African historians and development practicioners.},
  editor       = {Frankema, Ewout and Hillbom, Ellen},
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  publisher    = {African Economic History Network},
  title        = {The History of African Development},
  year         = {2013},
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