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Author Stock, Robert F.

Title Africa south of the Sahara : a geographical interpretation / Robert Stock.

Publication Info. New York : Guilford Press, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  916.7 S864A    Check Shelf
Edition Second edition.
Description xii, 477 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Series Texts in regional geography
Texts in regional geography.
Contents Africa in the new millennium -- The map of Africa -- Imagining Africa : roots of western perceptions of the continent -- Culture and society -- Geology and geomorphology of Africa -- Africa's climate : regions, dynamics, and change -- Biogeography and ecology -- The African past -- The colonial legacy -- Independent Africa : the struggle continues -- Population distribution -- Population growth -- Population mobility -- Indigenous food production systems -- Agrarian development and change -- Food security -- The evolution of urban structure -- Urban economies -- Housing Africa's urban population -- African women and development -- Children in Africa : prospects for the next generation -- Social policy : the health sector -- Mineral resources -- Water resources -- Flora and fauna as economic resources -- Africa in the world economy -- National economies : strategies for growth and development -- Civil society and local self-reliance in development -- Nigeria : the politics of accommodating diversity -- South Africa in the postapartheid era -- Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda : prospects for integration.
Subject Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Geography.
ISBN 1572308680 paperback
9781572308688 paperback
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