By Nicholas M. Creary

ISBN-10: 0896802833

ISBN-13: 9780896802834

Decades after independence for many African states, the fight for decolonization remains to be incomplete, as confirmed through the truth that Africa continues to be linked in lots of Western minds with chaos, disease, and disease. 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 historic position because the foil to the West.

As this ebook indicates, Africa’s decolonization is an ongoing strategy throughout a number fronts, and intellectuals—both African and non-African—have major roles to play in that procedure. The essays gathered the following learn concerns resembling 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 worldwide illustration as a debased, subordinated, deviant, and inferior entity.

Contributors:

Lesley Cowling, college of the Witwatersrand

Nicholas M. Creary, Ohio University

Marlene De los angeles Cruz, Ohio University

Carolyn Hamilton, collage 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, collage of Nairobi

Oyeronke Oyewumi, country college of recent York at Stony Brook

Tsenay Serequeberhan, Morgan country University

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