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On the postcolony

Author: Achille Mbembe
Publisher: Johannesburg : University of Wits Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 2001, Achille Mbembe's landmark book, On the postcolony, continues to renew our understanding of power and subjectivity in Africa. This edition has been updated with a foreword by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Achille Mbembe
ISBN: 9781868146918 186814691X
OCLC Number: 913453898
Notes: Originally published 2000.
Description: xii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A foreword by Isabel Hofmeyr; Preface to the African edition; Introduction: Time on the move; 1. Of commandement; 2. On private indirect government; 3. The aesthetics of vulgarity; 4. The thing and its doubles; 5. Out of the world; 6. God's Phallus; Conclusion: The final manner; Bibliography; Index.
Other Titles: De la postcolonie.
Responsibility: Achille Mbembe ; foreword by Isabel Hofmeyr.

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An uncanny breach in the commonplaces of thought. - Ato Quayson, Director, Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, University of Toronto. In the decade since its publication, On the postcolony Read more...

 
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