By John Reader
Drawing on a long time of African event, John Reader has written a ebook of startling grandeur and scope that recreates the good landscape of African background, from the primeval cataclysms that shaped the continent to the political upheavals dealing with a lot of the continent this present day. Reader tells the intense tale of humankind's version to the ferocious stumbling blocks of wooded area, river and desolate tract, and to the specter of debilitating parasites, micro organism and viruses unrivaled in different places on the earth. He additionally exhibits how the world's richest collection of animals and vegetation has helped - or hindered - human development in Africa.
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13831 Total 11 12 14 3 9 14 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 2011Q4 2012Q4 2013Q4 ALKIM MONDI KAPLAMIN KARTONSAN OLMUKSAN VIKING Fig. 2 The ratings of the firms The MAUT rankings are obtained from final utility values and are shown in Table 6. As seen in Tables 6 and 5, KARTONSAN has the best financial performance and occupies the first place; on the contrary, VIKING showed the worst financial performance for all the periods and ranks the last. At the same time, as can be seen in Tables 5 and 6, the total final utility value and the total ratings showed that KARTONSAN has had the highest level of financial success, and VIKING and KAPLAMIN have had the lowest successful financial performance.
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Africa: A Biography of the Continent by John Reader