The Idea of Africa - Mudimbe, V. Y.
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..". this is a remarkable book. It will occupy a significant placein the critical literature of African Studies." -- International Journal ofAfrican Historical Studies "To read Mudimbe is to walkthrough a museum of many exhibits in the company of an erudite companion whoexplains, with much learne commentary, what you are seeing." -- AmericanAnthropologist "Mudimbe's sympathetic yet rigorous accountsof such diverse Africanist discourses as Herskovits's cultural relativism andcontemporary Afrocentricity bring to the surface the underlying goals and contextsin which these were produced." -- Iva…mehr

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..". this is a remarkable book. It will occupy a significant placein the critical literature of African Studies." -- International Journal ofAfrican Historical Studies "To read Mudimbe is to walkthrough a museum of many exhibits in the company of an erudite companion whoexplains, with much learned commentary, what you are seeing." -- AmericanAnthropologist "Mudimbe's sympathetic yet rigorous accountsof such diverse Africanist discourses as Herskovits's cultural relativism andcontemporary Afrocentricity bring to the surface the underlying goals and contextsin which these were produced." -- Ivan Karp A sequel to hishighly acclaimed The Invention of Africa, this is V. Y. Mudimbe's exploration of howthe "idea" of Africa was constructed by the Western world.
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  • Verlag: Indiana University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 256
  • 1994
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 156mm x 14mm
  • Gewicht: 363g
  • ISBN-13: 9780253208729
  • ISBN-10: 0253208726
  • Best.Nr.: 21807983