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The modern impact of precolonial centralization in Africa

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  • Nicola Gennaioli
  • Ilia Rainer

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Economic Growth.

Volume (Year): 12 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 185-234

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jecgro:v:12:y:2007:i:3:p:185-234

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Keywords: Africa; Precolonial institutions; Centralization; Modernization;

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