Nicholas M. Creary's African Intellectuals and Decolonization (Ohio RIS Africa PDF

By Nicholas M. Creary

ISBN-10: 0896802833

ISBN-13: 9780896802834

Decades after independence for many African states, the fight for decolonization continues to be incomplete, as validated by way of the truth that Africa continues to be linked in lots of Western minds with chaos, affliction, and ailment. African and non-African students alike nonetheless fight to set up the assumption of African humanity, in all its variety, and to maneuver Africa past its old function because the foil to the West.

As this ebook indicates, Africa’s decolonization is an ongoing method throughout a number of fronts, and intellectuals—both African and non-African—have major roles to play in that procedure. The essays accumulated right here research concerns resembling illustration and retrospection; the jobs of intellectuals within the public sphere; and the basic query of the way to decolonize African knowledges. African Intellectuals and Decolonization outlines ways that highbrow perform can serve to de-link Africa from its international illustration as a debased, subordinated, deviant, and inferior entity.

Contributors:

Lesley Cowling, collage of the Witwatersrand

Nicholas M. Creary, Ohio University

Marlene De l. a. Cruz, Ohio University

Carolyn Hamilton, college of Cape Town

George Hartley, Ohio University

Janet Hess, Sonoma country University

T. Spreelin McDonald, Ohio University

Ebenezer Adebisi Olawuyi, collage of Ibadan

Steve Odero Ouma, college of Nairobi

Oyeronke Oyewumi, nation college of latest York at Stony Brook

Tsenay Serequeberhan, Morgan nation University

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