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The case against Afrocentrism

Author: Tunde Adeleke
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adeleke deconstructs Afrocentric essentialism by illuminating and interrogating the problematic situation of Africa as the foundation of a racialised worldwide African Diaspora. It attempts to fill an intellectual gap by analysing the contradictions in representations of Afrocentrism in Africa. These include multiple, conflicting, and ambivalent portraits of Africa; the use of the continent as a global, unifying  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Adeleke, Tunde.
Case against Afrocentrism.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2009
(DLC) 2009008846
(OCoLC)313018062
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tunde Adeleke
ISBN: 9781604732948 1604732946
OCLC Number: 671655907
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 223 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Afrocentric essentialism --
Africa and the challenges of constructing identity --
Conceptual and paradigmatic utilizations and representations of Africa --
Essentialist construction of identity and pan-Africanism --
Afrocentric consciousness and historical memory --
Afrocentric essentialism and globalization.
Responsibility: Tunde Adeleke.

Abstract:

Deconstructs Afrocentric essentialism by illuminating and interrogating the problematic situation of Africa as the foundation of a racialized worldwide African Diaspora. Tunde Adeleke attempts to  Read more...

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