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An introduction to West African economics

H. W. Ord

An introduction to West African economics

by H. W. Ord

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Published by Heinemann Educational in London, Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Economics.,
    • Africa, West -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statement[by] H. W. Ord [and] I. Livingstone.
      ContributionsLivingstone, Ian, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC547.W5 O7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 457 p.
      Number of Pages457
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4356989M
      ISBN 100435845470
      LC Control Number78399271

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Introduction to the Second Edition. 1 Approaches to Africa’s economic past. 2 The domestic economy: structure and function. 3 External trade: the Sahara and the Atlantic. 4 The economic basis of imperialism.

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