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An Economic History of Tropical Africa : Volume One : The Pre-Colonial Period - J. M. Konczacki

An Economic History of Tropical Africa

Volume One : The Pre-Colonial Period

Hardcover Published: 30th June 1977
ISBN: 9780714629193
Number Of Pages: 324

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These articles cover: early agricultural development; history of agricultural crops; patterns of land use and tenure; introduction and use of metals; economic and technological aspects of the Iron Age; patterns of trade; trade routes and centres; and media of exchange.

Introductionp. vii
Colonial Theorists and Pragmatists
The Economic Policy of the Congo Statep. 3
Chamberlain's Doctrine of Tropical African Estatesp. 7
Gennan Colonial Policyp. 13
The Dual Mandatep. 16
The Sarraut Programmep. 22
Development and Welfarep. 27
From the 'Scramble' to Independence: A Survey of Economic Development
Transportation in Sub-Saharan Africap. 39
Economic Development in French West Africap. 51
The Northern Rhodesian Economy and the Rise of the Copper Industryp. 60
Portugal's Economic Policy in Africa: A Reassessmentp. 71
The Fiscal Role of the Marketing Boards in Nigerian Economic Development 1947-1961p. 88
Land, Agriculture and Trade
Economic Man in Africap. 111
Ghanaian Capitalist Cocoa-Farmersp. 125
Some Social and Economic implications of Paternalism in Ugandap. 136
Shares of Racial Groups and of Finns in the Import Trade of Nigeria and the Gold Coastp. 143
Labour: Problems of Supply and Social Aspects
The Development of a Labour Force in Sub-Saharan Africap. 157
Backward-sloping Labour-Supply Functions and African Economic Behaviourp. 176
The Productivity of African Labourp. 139
Moral Effects of Wage-Earning and the Africansp. 209
Capital: Some Aspects of Saving and Investment
Saving and Investment by Africansp. 217
Capital Investment in Sub-Saharan Africap. 227
Some Aspects of Investment and Economic Development in the Continent of Africap. 233
Foreign Investment and Technological Diffusion: The Case of British Colonial Africap. 241
Indexp. 255
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ISBN: 9780714629193
ISBN-10: 0714629197
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 30th June 1977
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 2

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