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Publisher Comments:

"... groundbreaking... clear, straightforward, and economical.... seminal... " --American Anthropologist

"This is a challenging book... a remarkable contribution to African intellectual history." --International Journal of African Historical Studies

"Mudimbe's description of the struggles over Africa's self-invention are vivid and rewarding. From Blyden to Sartre, Temples to Senghor, Mudimbe provides a bold and versatile resume of Africa's literary inventors." --Village Voice Literary Supplement

"... a landmark achievement in African studies."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253204684
Author:
Mudimbe, V. Y.
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
General
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Modern
Subject:
Knowledge, theory of
Subject:
Philosophy, african
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Africa; African Studies; Anthropology; Culture; Folklore and Myth; Philosophy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
African Systems of Thought
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
19880531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.1 x 6 x 0.8 in

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