Books  Regional Natural History  Africa 

Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa

TextbookOut of Print

Edited By: Samuel Aryeetey-Attoh

460 pages, Photos, maps, illus

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Dec 2003 | Edition: 2 | #159232 | ISBN: 0130610259
Out of Print Details

About this book

For undergraduate courses in the departments of Geography and Political Science. This text provides a systematic, thematic approach to the multi-faceted aspects of the physical and human geography of Sub-Saharan Africa. Designed to expose the student to a variety of contemporary ideas, theories, and concepts in African geography and their applicability in "real world" situations, this second edition's clear organization; broader and more up-to-date maps, illustrations, and data sets; and new and updated chapters ensure that the research and information is kept current.


1. Introduction. I. THE PHYSICAL-ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT. 2. The Physical Environment. 3. Human-Environmental Impacts: Forest Degradation and Desertification. II. SOCIO-CULTURAL CONTEXT. 4. Historical Background of Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities and Constraints. 5. Political Landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa: From Instability to Democratization? 6. Culture, Conflict, and Change in Sub-Saharan Africa. 7. Population Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa. III. DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT. 8. Geography and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. 9. Transport and Communication in Sub-Saharan Africa: Digital Bridges Over Spatial Divides. 10. Urban Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa. 11. Geography, Gender, and Development in Africa. 12. Medical Geography of Africa. 13. Agricultural Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. 14. Privatization, Entrepreneurship, and Business Promotion for Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. IV. GLOBAL CONTEXT. 15. Looking Ahead: Prospects for Africa in a New Global Economy.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Mammals of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€29 approx

Wildlife of Madagascar

NHBS Special Offer Price: £15.99 £22.95 (Save £6.96) $20/€19 approx (ends 31/05/2017)

Britain's Treasure Islands

NHBS Price: £24.99 £29.99 (Save £5.00) $32/€29 approx

Natural History of Tenerife

NHBS Price: £29.99 $38/€35 approx

Udzungwa: Tales of Discovery in an East African Rainforest

NHBS Price: £36.99 $47/€44 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194