About this book
Subtitled "Why The Poorest Countries Are Failing & What Can Be Done About It". This authoritative and strongly reviewed book has become a 'must-read' for those involved in or concerned about aid and development. Written for a wide, general audience, the politics and economics involved are explained in exceptionally clear style. 'Read this book. You will learn much you do not know. It will also change the way you look at the tragedy of persistent poverty in a world of plenty' "Financial Times"
The Bottom Billion is an elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty. It was hailed as "the best non-fiction book so far this year" by Nicholas Kristoff of The New York Times.
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