eBook Countries, Peoples & Cultures: Western & Central Africa, 1st Edition

  • Michael Shally-Jensen
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  • ISBN-10: 1619257858
  • ISBN-13: 9781619257856
  • DDC: 966
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 277 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Overview

Part of the new Countries, Peoples & Cultures series from Salem Press, this title examines the western and central parts of the African continent. It provides valuable insights into the cultural, social, economic, historical, and religious practices of the region. It also includes in-depth profiles of: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
Introduction.
Western & Central Africa.
1: Angola.
2: Benin.
3: Burkina Faso.
4: Cameroon.
5: Cape Verde.
6: Central African Republic.
7: Chad.
8: Congo, Democratic Republic of the.
9: Congo, Republic of the.
10: Côte d'Ivoire.
11: Equatorial Guinea.
12: Gabon.
13: Gambia, Republic of the.
14: Ghana.
15: Guinea.
16: Guinea-Bissau.
17: Liberia.
18: Mali.
19: Mauritania.
20: Niger.
21: Nigeria.
22: São Tomé & Príncipe.
23: Senegal.
24: Sierra Leone.
25: Togo.
Appendix One: World Governments.
Commonwealth.
Communist.
Confederation/Confederacy.
Constitutional Monarchy.
Constitutional Republic.
Democracy.
Dictatorship/Military Dictatorship.
Ecclesiastical.
Failed State.
Federal Republic.
Federation.
Monarchy.
Parliamentary Monarchy.
Parliamentary Republic.
Presidential.
Republic.
Socialist.
Sultanate/Emirate.
Theocratic Republic.
Totalitarian.
Treaty System.
Appendix Two: World Religions.
African Religious Traditions.
Bahá'í Faith.
Buddhism.
Christianity.
East Asian Religions.
Hinduism.
Islam.
Jainism.
Judaism.
Sikhism.
Index.