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The Resource States and power in Africa : comparative lessons in authority and control, Jeffrey Herbst

States and power in Africa : comparative lessons in authority and control, Jeffrey Herbst

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States and power in Africa : comparative lessons in authority and control
Title
States and power in Africa
Title remainder
comparative lessons in authority and control
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Herbst
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Theories of international relations, assumed to be universally applicable, have failed to explain the creation of states in Africa. There, the interaction of power and space is dramatically different from what occurred in Europe. In States and Power in Africa, Jeffrey Herbst places the African state-building process in a truly comparative perspective. Herbst's bold contention-that the conditions now facing African state-builders existed long before European penetration of the continent-is sure to provoke controversy, for it runs counter to the prevailing assumption that colonialism changed ev
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herbst, Jeffrey Ira,
Dewey number
303.3/096
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton studies in international history and politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa
  • Power (Social sciences)
Label
States and power in Africa : comparative lessons in authority and control, Jeffrey Herbst
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The challenge of state-building in Africa -- Power and space in precolonial Africa -- The Europeans and the African problem -- The political kingdom in independent Africa -- National design and the broadcasting of power -- Chiefs, states, and the land -- The coin and the African realm -- The politics of migration and citizenship -- The past and the future of state power in Africa
Control code
ocn894169857
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
New edition
Extent
1 online resource (311 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852321
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894169857
Label
States and power in Africa : comparative lessons in authority and control, Jeffrey Herbst
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The challenge of state-building in Africa -- Power and space in precolonial Africa -- The Europeans and the African problem -- The political kingdom in independent Africa -- National design and the broadcasting of power -- Chiefs, states, and the land -- The coin and the African realm -- The politics of migration and citizenship -- The past and the future of state power in Africa
Control code
ocn894169857
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
New edition
Extent
1 online resource (311 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400852321
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894169857

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