What Went Wrong with Africa by Roel Van Der Veen
Look inside with Google Book Preview
What Went Wrong with Africa
By Roel Van Der Veen

What Went Wrong with Africa

A Contemporary History

By (author) See other recent books by Roel Van Der Veen
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $70.54
Your Price: $63.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.05! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.17 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 10-12 days

What Went Wrong with Africa by Roel Van Der Veen

Book Description

The last fifty years have seen unprecedented changes in people's standards of living all over the world. Despite explosive population growth, it has proved possible to dramatically elevate the quality of life. On average people's lives have improved, all over the world, on every continent. Except Africa. Africa is the only large, contiguous region left out of the world-wide rise in prosperity. Why is that? Why has Africa failed to develop? Roel van der Veen (the Netherlands, 1957) is a historian by training. He deals with sub-Saharan Africa in his daily work. In this book he describes the recent history of the continent and explores the causes of its widespread poverty, the AIDS epidemic and the misrule, corruption and disintegration afflicting so many African states.

Buy What Went Wrong with Africa book by Roel Van Der Veen from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9789068325485
ISBN-10: 9068325485
Format: Paperback
(170mm x 240mm x 24mm)
Pages: 398
Imprint: KIT Publishers
Publisher: KIT Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: Netherlands


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about What Went Wrong with Africa book by Roel Van Der Veen and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Roel Van Der Veen close
BoomerangBooks.com.au close