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Empire, Global Coloniality and African Subjectivity.

Author: Sabelo J Ndlovu-Gatsheni
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2013.
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Global imperial designs, which have been in place since conquest by western powers, did not suddenly evaporate after decolonization. Global coloniality as a leitmotif of the empire became the order of the day, with its invisible technologies of subjugation continuing to reproduce Africa's subaltern position, a position characterized by perceived deficits ranging from a lack of civilization, a lack of writing and a  Read more...
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Ndlovu-Gatsheni, Sabelo J.
Empire, Global Coloniality and African Subjectivity.
New York : Berghahn Books, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sabelo J Ndlovu-Gatsheni
ISBN: 9780857459527 085745952X 0857459511 9780857459510 9781299777903 1299777902
OCLC Number: 855505468
Description: 1 online resource (278 pages)
Contents: Empire, Global Coloniality and African Subjectivity; Empire, Global Coloniality and African Subjectivity --
Sabelo J. Ndlovu-Gatsheni; Contents; Preface; PART 1 GLOBAL IMPERIAL DESIGNS AND EMPIRE; Chapter 1 Empire and Global Coloniality; Chapter 2 Global Imperial Designs and Pan-Africanism; Chapter 3 Coloniality of Power and African Development; PART 2 SUBJECT, SUBJECTION AND SUBJECTIVITY; Chapter 4 The Ticklish Subject in Africa; Chapter 5 Subjection and Subjectivity in South Africa; Chapter 6 Nationality of Power in Zimbabwe; PART 3 COLONIALITY, KNOWLEDGE AND NATIONALISM. Chapter 7 Coloniality of Knowledge and Higher EducationChapter 8 The African National Project and National Question; PART 4 CONCLUSION; Chapter 9 Global Crisis and Africa Today; References; Index.

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The author's sharply critical perspective reveals how this epistemology of alterity has kept Africa ensnared within colonial matrices of power, serving to justify external interventions in African  Read more...

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"Sabelo J. Gatsheni-Ndlovu's book brilliantly - reveals empire's invisible Eurocentricism and coloniality from an African perspective - [It] unapologetically deciphers how global power hierarchy was Read more...

 
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