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Personal Rule And Survival In The Sahel, 1st Edition

By Robert B Charlick


206 pages

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Hardback: 9780367022440
pub: 2019-04-18
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Niger, a landlocked former French colony in the heart of west Africa, is a rich ensemble of African societies struggling to survive as a new nation in one of the world's most difficult ecological regions—the Sahel. Dr, Charlick sketches the emergence and history of Niger, showing how its component societies were influenced by changes in the physica

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Sahel and Its People -- A Historical Background to Contemporary Niger -- The Nigerien Political System -- The Nigerien Economy -- Niger in the World -- Epilogue: Niger Facing the Future

About the Author

Robert B. Charlick is associate professor of political science at Cleveland State University. While living in Niger, he participated in a number of international drought relief and development projects. He also has lived in Côte d'lvoire and France and has worked in most of the countries of west and central Africa.

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