Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 February 2017

432 Pages | 1 black & white illustration, 1 table

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526106766

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Developing Africa

Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

First Edition

edited by Joseph M. Hodge, Gerald Hödl, and Martina Kopf

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Imperialism MUP

  • Breaks new ground in its focus on discourses and concepts of development as opposed to practice
  • Combines historiographical accounts with analyses from social science and cultural studies perspectives
  • First edited book collection to analyse and compare concepts of development across the British, French and Portuguese colonial empires
  • First edited book collection to compare and analyse the history of colonial development across Sub-Saharan Africa in the twentieth century
  • Gives a uniquely comprehensive and up-to-date account of the history of European colonial development in Africa
  • Uniquely international dialogue on history of development by bringing together scholars from Africa, Europe and North America

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