Historical Dictionary of Niger

Decalo, Samuel

Book - 1997
Historical Dictionary of Niger
Book News
A new edition of the historical dictionary providing a reference for scholars of Niger specifically and West African and Third World development in general. The entries include concise descriptions of Niger's important people, places, institutions, political events, economy, society and culture. The editor supplies historical detail in the introduction which lends critical analysis to Niger's leadership, its faltered economy, and its present attempts to rectify social and economic frictions by installing democratically elected governments. Includes maps and appendices containing economic data. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Rowman and Littllefield
Written by one of the foremost authorities on Niger and West Africa, the third edition of the Historical Dictionary provides an updated and easy-to-use single-volume reference for scholars of West Africa and Third World development.

Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1997
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 0810831368
Characteristics: xxxi, 486 p. : maps ; 23 cm.


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