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Nationalism and African intellectuals

Author: Toyin Falola
Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of the attempt by Western-educated African intellectuals to create a 'better Africa' through connecting nationalism to knowledge, from the anti-colonial movement to the present-day.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toyin Falola
ISBN: 1580461492 9781580461498
OCLC Number: 56572504
Description: xx, 372 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Modern intellectuals : values and vision --
2. "The national sentiment" : ideologues of cultural nationalism --
3. "Seek ye the political kingdom" : nationalism and nation building --
4. From repatriation to reparations : old and new pan-Africanism --
5. "Things fall apart" : the rise and decline of the African academy --
6. "African glories" : nationalist historiography --
7. Intellectuals and Africa in a changing world order.
Responsibility: Toyin Falola.

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