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  1. Africa in the 21st Century

    Toward a New Future

    By Ama Mazama

    Series: African Studies

    Africa in the 21st Century: Toward a New Future brings together some of the finest Pan African and Afrocentric intellectuals to discuss the possibilities of a new future where the continent claims its own agency in response to the economic, social, political, and cultural problems which are found...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Trans-Atlantic Migration

    The Paradoxes of Exile

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    Series: African Studies

    This book argues that a new cadre of African immigrants are finding themselves in the New World—mostly well educated, high-income earning professionals, and belonging to the category termed "African brain drain," they constitute the antinomy of those Africans who were forcibly removed from Africa...

    Published April 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Heroism and the Supernatural in the African Epic

    By Mariam Konaté Deme

    Series: African Studies

    There exists a strong tendency within Western literary criticism to either deny the existence of epics in Africa or to see African literatures as exotic copies of European originals. In both cases, Western criticism has largely failed to acknowledge the distinctiveness of African...

    Published June 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The African Origins of Rhetoric

    By Cecil Blake

    Series: African Studies

    Through a critical analysis of ancient African texts that predate Greco-Roman treatises Cecil Blake revisits the roots of rhetorical theory and challenges what is often advanced as the "darkness metaphor" -- the rhetorical construction of Africa and Africans. Blake offers a thorough examination of...

    Published June 4th 2010 by Routledge

  5. A Roadmap for Understanding African Politics

    Leadership and Political Integration in Nigeria

    By Victor Oguejiofor Okafor

    Series: African Studies

    This book examines the impact of post-colonial leadership on political integration in Nigeria, offering an in-depth understanding of the historical and contemporary forces that shape Nigeria's national politics as well as African politics generally. Okafor discusses how Nigeria's pre-colonial and...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Human Cost of African Migrations

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    Series: African Studies

    In an era of globalization, population growth, and displacements, migration is now a fact of life in a constantly shifting economic and political world order. This book contributes to the discourse on the beneficiaries, benefactors, and the casualties of African displacement. While the few existing...

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Athens of West Africa

    A History of International Education at Fourah Bay College, Freetown, Sierra Leone

    By Daniel J. Paracka, Jr.

    Series: African Studies

    This book is about Fourah Bay College (FBC) and its role as an institution of higher learning in both its African and international context. The study traces the College's development through periods of missionary education (1816-1876), colonial education (1876-1938), and development education (...

    Published September 30th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Kwame Nkrumah's Contribution to Pan-African Agency

    An Afrocentric Analysis

    By Daryl Zizwe Poe

    Series: African Studies

    This study analyzes contributions made by Kwame Nkrumah (1909-1972) to the development of Pan-African agency from the 1945 Pan-African Congress in Manchester to the military coup d'etat of Nkrumah's government in February 1966....

    Published July 3rd 2003 by Routledge

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