A summary of the major political, economic, social and cultural developments in Africa since 1900. The impact of indigenous and foreign philosophies on industrialization, urbanizatiion and peasantization during the 20th century.
Sorting Africa's Developmental Puzzle by Almaz ZewdeSorting Africa's Development Puzzle: The Participatory Social Learning Theory as an Alternative Approach is a comprehensive exploration of why Africa has not managed to achieve a sustainable and self-regenerating development over the past half-century of effort. The work situates the problems of Africa's persistent underdevelopment in the practices employed by national political elites, donors, and lenders to African development that played roles in determinant policy and planning. The philosophical, theoretical, historical and heuristic origins of the Participatory method are offered in detail within this book.