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Entrepreneurship in Africa : A Historical Approach - (Paperback)

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A tapestry of innovation, ideas, and commerce, Africa and its entrepreneurial hubs are deeply connected to those of the past. Moses E. Ochonu and an international group of contributors explore the lived experiences of African innovators who have created value for themselves and their communities. Profiles of vendors, farmers, craftspeople, healers, spiritual consultants, warriors, musicians, technological innovators, political mobilizers, and laborers featured in this volume show African models of entrepreneurship in action. As a whole, the essays consider the history of entrepreneurship in Africa, illustrating its multiple origins and showing how it differs from the Western capitalist experience. As they establish historical patterns of business creativity, these explorations open new avenues for understanding indigenous enterprise and homegrown commerce and their relationship to social, economic, and political debates in Africa today.

Number of Pages: 334
Genre: Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Entrepreneurship, Africa
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: February 5, 2018
TCIN: 53472899
UPC: 9780253034380
Item Number (DPCI): 248-71-2161
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