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Senegal

By Robin Sharp
ISBN: 9780855982836
This outstanding series provides concise and lively introductions to countries such as Senegal and the major development issues they face. Packed full of factual information, photographs and maps, the guides also focus on ordinary people and the impact that historical, economic and environmental issues have on their lives.

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  • Synopsis
    This outstanding series provides concise and lively introductions to countries and the major development issues they face. Packed full of factual information, photographs and maps, the guides also focus on ordinary people and the impact that historical, economic and environmental issues have on their lives.
  • Table of Contents
    The land of the setting sun
    Travellers from an antique land
    From slavery to independence
    Nationhood - a false start
    Coping with crisis...senegalaisement
    Magicians, missionaries and marabouts
    The economy in a nutshell
    When aid is not the answer
    By the people, for the people
    Cash cropping - a vicious circle
    Rice at a price
    "Our wealth is our animals"
    The harvest of the sea
    Village roots and city lights
    Night time in the shanty town
    The family first
    Schools without books, clinics without medicines
    Rumblings of discontent
    The wheel grinds slower
    Relax for mbalax
    Sopi! Sopi! Sopi!
    Facts and figures
    Dates and events
    Sources and further reading
    Acknowledgements
    Oxfam in Senegal
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Robin Sharp
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 64
    Format Paperback / softback