The Making of Contemporary Africa

The Development of African Society since 1800

  • Authors
  • Bill Freund

About this book


The Making of Contemporary Africa eamines the complex events in Sub- Saharan Africa since the eighteenth century, in the light of scholarly appraisal in recent years. The themes of class and labour are highlighted. It enables the reader to come to grips with contemporary problems instead of falling into the easy trap of looking on independence as a 'happy ending'.


Africa commerce independence social change Southern Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1984
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-29500-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-17332-7
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