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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 via the truth that Africa is still linked in lots of Western minds with chaos, affliction, and ailment. African and non-African students alike nonetheless fight to set up the belief of African humanity, in all its range, and to maneuver Africa past its old function because the foil to the West.

As this ebook indicates, Africa’s decolonization is an ongoing technique throughout a number of fronts, and intellectuals—both African and non-African—have major roles to play in that procedure. The essays accrued the following research concerns reminiscent of illustration and retrospection; the jobs of intellectuals within the public sphere; and the basic query of ways 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 collage of latest York at Stony Brook

Tsenay Serequeberhan, Morgan country University

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