African Society In The 20th Century

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Overall (in generally), at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the major (big) black continent’s states as well the much smaller and less populated one, still lacking National Unity due to ethnic and regional conflicts. Nevertheless, since the 1960s, the black continent has made remarkable progress. In less than half a century, even though it is unlikely the other world region, the education, the health, the employment, the infrastructure, the transport, the agriculture, the industry, the crafts and the commerce have grown considerably. That is the reason why, in spite of appearances, Africa is the region of the world that has experienced the most intense changes which happened in the world in the 20th century. Indeed, these changes were quicker and deeper in Africa. The Africa of the twentieth century offers the most striking and detailed summary of the evolution of human societies from pre-capitalist societies to the post-industrial era. Diverse and varied societies, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, coexist in this Africa, a witness region. Some of them still out of date while minority elites in Dakar, Nairobi Johannesburg or Lagos live in post-industrial modernity and/or in the wealth of extraordinary wealth quickly accumulated. There are of course all the other intermediate situations. Africa, a victim of all prejudice and racism, has been able to not only overcome the trauma of the slave trade and to resist all aggressions and genocides, it
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