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Transfrontier Regionalism. The Revival of Regional Integration in Africa


The views and perspectives adopted by A.I. Asiwaju and D. Bach appear sufficiently distinct, yet they converge on several key issues: i.e., the informal achievement of regionalization in Africa through kinship and other non-state networks; the resistance of Africans to boundaries inherited from the colonial period; and the consequences of the arbitrariness of these boundaries.


Anyone who has ever crossed the Seme border between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of ...

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  • Publisher : IFRA-Nigeria
  • Serie : Transnational Africa
  • Place of publication : Ibadan
  • Year of publication : 1999
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 09 avril 2013
  • EAN (Print version) : 9789782015655
  • Electronic EAN : 9791092312102
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ifra.578
  • Number of pages : vii-82 p.
Yann Lebeau
A.I. Asiwaju
Transfrontier Regionalism

Perspectives on the European Union and post-colonial Africa with special reference to Borgu

© IFRA-Nigeria, 1999

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