Government in West Africa

by William Ernest Frank Ward

Publisher: Allen and Unwin in London

Written in English
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  • Constitutional history -- Africa, West,
  • Africa, West -- Politics and government

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 10.

Statementby W.E.F. Ward.
LC ClassificationsJQ2998 A2 W3 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination3-290 p.
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15072712M

Early Africa Empires in West Africa Mali. The powerful Mali empire existed from about to AD. By this time, Islam had become the dominant religion of the region. Traders from the Islamic strongholds of North Africa traveled south through the Sahara on camelback (new to Africa) to the region of Mali.   Studies of French decolonization in West Africa have traditionally treated it as a planned and reasonably smooth process. It has therefore been portrayed as a successful decolonization that stands in stark contrast to the much more conflictual decolonization processes in Indochina (–) and Algeria (–), which were marked by prolonged by: 1.   The gold products created by West Africa attracted the attentions of traders and merchants over Africa and in a large part of Europe. On the other hand, salt, which may not seem to have much potential value, was actually a special concern to the people of West Africa due to constantly arid climatic conditions. Politics in West Africa. William Arthur Lewis, Rue, Elsie. Oxford University Press, - Africa, West - 90 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. BACKGROUND. ISSUES. THE PLURAL SOCIETY.

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