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Lessons from Liberia in sovereignty and economic development

Gardner, Leigh ORCID: 0000-0001-8638-5121 (2023) Lessons from Liberia in sovereignty and economic development. Africa at LSE (05 Jun 2023). Blog Entry.

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A central aim of many studies of African economic history has been why the transition to independence in the middle of the twentieth century did not lead to better economic outcomes. The economic struggles of African countries post-independence are often viewed through the lens of the Cold War. But as Leigh Gardner writes, Liberia’s experiences foreshadowed many of the same problems 50 years earlier.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2023 The Author(s)
Divisions: Economic History
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2023 11:09
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:50

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