Africa south of the Sahara
Narrow band south of Sahara, arid but not yet desert
underground water-bearing layer
Tropical grasslands south of Sahel
british colonial governance through native hereditary rulers
divide and rule
roman and british imperial ruling method of setting subjects against each other
gaining and exploitation of overseas territories, chiefly by Europeans, related to imperialism
movement to unite all africa
the granting of independence to colonies
muslim religious law based on the Koran
multiple splits in society that make group loyalties overlap
reinforcing one another
In huntington's theory, a country split by two civilizations
in huntington's theory, one with a westernizing elite but traditional masses
Early 1960s theory that we could evelop third world lands
tendency for military takeovers
giving government jobs to political supporters
factor you can change that makes a big improvement
the specific choices governments make
big picture of a nation's economy, including gdp size and growth, productivity, interest rates, and inflation
close-up picture of individual markets, including product design and pricing, efficiency, and costs
fee paid to government official for a contract
exchanges of money open to public scrutiny
living on $1 a day or less
small unsecured loan (of a few hundred dollars) to beginning businesses
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