Cameroon is a rustic endowed with quite a few climates and agricultural environments, a number of minerals, titanic forests, and a dynamic inhabitants. it's a kingdom that are supposed to be a pace-setter of Africa. as a substitute, we discover a rustic nearly paralyzed through corruption and terrible administration, a rustic with a low existence expectancy and critical illnesses, and a rustic from which the main gifted and hugely knowledgeable participants of the inhabitants are emigrating in huge numbers. even though Cameroon has made fiscal growth considering independence, it has now not been in a position to swap the based nature of its economic climate. the industrial scenario mixed with the dismal checklist of its political historical past, point out that customers for political balance, justice, and prosperity are dimmer than they've been for many of the country's self sustaining lifestyles. The fourth variation of the historic Dictionary of the Republic of Cameroon has been up to date to mirror advances within the research of Cameroon's heritage in addition to to supply insurance of the years because the final variation. It relates the turbulent background of Cameroon via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over six hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on major folks, occasions, areas, agencies, and different facets of Cameroon historical past from the earliest occasions to the current.
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