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The Changing Geography of Africa and the Middle East - Graham Chapman

The Changing Geography of Africa and the Middle East

By: Graham Chapman (Editor)

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Published: 2nd July 1992
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CROSS REF DEV STUDIES Both Africa and the Middle East have sought alternatives to Western models of development. The last twenty-five years have seen political independence for the states of Africa and increased economic dependence on external aid. The Middle East, resource rich and water poor, continues economically robust but politically unstable. In both regions, widespread poverty continues as does the involvement of the West.
Clearly illustrated with basic maps of the countries discussed, The Changing Geography of Africa and the Middle East presents a systematic review of twenty-five years of development. The book will prove an invaluable guide to the physical, economic, social and political environments of contemporary Africa and the Middle East.

Figures
Tables
Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgement
Introduction - Independence: Promise at the New Dawningp. 1
The Changing Geography of Southern Africap. 12
The Changing Geography of Central Africap. 52
The Changing Geography of West Africap. 80
The Changing Geography of Eastern Africap. 114
The Changing Geography of North Africa: Development, Migration and the Demographic Time Bombp. 139
The Changing Geography of the Lower Nile: Egypt and Sudan as Riparian Statesp. 165
The Troubled Arab Middle Eastp. 191
The Non-Arab Middle East: Iran, Turkey and Israelp. 213
Conclusions: A Growing Sense of Urgencyp. 236
Indexp. 243
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ISBN: 9780415057103
ISBN-10: 0415057108
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 2nd July 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1