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By Nicholas M. Creary

Decades after independence for many African states, the fight for decolonization continues to be incomplete, as confirmed by way of the truth that Africa is still linked in lots of Western minds with chaos, sickness, and disease. African and non-African students alike nonetheless fight to set up the assumption of African humanity, in all its variety, and to maneuver Africa past its old function because the foil to the West.

As this e-book exhibits, Africa’s decolonization is an ongoing technique throughout more than a few fronts, and intellectuals—both African and non-African—have major roles to play in that technique. The essays gathered right here learn concerns resembling illustration and retrospection; the jobs of intellectuals within the public sphere; and the basic query of ways to decolonize African knowledges. African Intellectuals and Decolonization outlines ways that highbrow perform can serve to de-link Africa from its worldwide illustration as a debased, subordinated, deviant, and inferior entity.

Contributors:

Lesley Cowling, college of the Witwatersrand

Nicholas M. Creary, Ohio University

Marlene De los angeles Cruz, Ohio University

Carolyn Hamilton, college of Cape Town

George Hartley, Ohio University

Janet Hess, Sonoma kingdom University

T. Spreelin McDonald, Ohio University

Ebenezer Adebisi Olawuyi, college of Ibadan

Steve Odero Ouma, college of Nairobi

Oyeronke Oyewumi, nation college of recent York at Stony Brook

Tsenay Serequeberhan, Morgan kingdom University

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