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Lusophone Africa : beyond independence

Lusophone Africa : beyond independence

Author: Fernando Arenas
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Lusophone Africa: Beyond Independence is a study of the contemporary cultural production of Portuguese-speaking Africa and its critical engagement with globalization in the aftermath of colonialism, especially since the advent of multiparty politics and market-oriented economies. Exploring the evolving relationship of Lusophone Africa with Portugal, its former colonial power, and Brazil, Fernando Arenas situates the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Arenas, Fernando, 1963-
Lusophone Africa.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010032927
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fernando Arenas
ISBN: 9780816674855 081667485X 9781452946948 1452946949
OCLC Number: 701103951
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxviii, 304 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Lusophone Africa within the global and the postcolonial --
African, Portuguese, and Brazilian interconnections : the Lusophone transatlantic matrix --
Cesária Évora and the globalization of Cape Verdean music --
Lusophone Africa on screen : after utopia and before the end of hope --
Angolan literature : after independence and under the shadow of war.
Responsibility: Fernando Arenas.


Situates the cultures of Portuguese-speaking Africa within the postcolonial, global era.  Read more...


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