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Writing Ghana, Imagining Africa

Nation and African Modernity (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora)

by Kwaku Larbi Korang

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by University of Rochester Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Black studies,
  • To 1957,
  • History - General History,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • History,
  • Politics and government,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • Africa - West,
  • Literary Collections / African,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Africa - General,
  • Africa,
  • Ghana,
  • Nationalism,
  • Pan-Africanism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8779821M
    ISBN 101580461468
    ISBN 109781580461467

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Writing Ghana, Imagining Africa changes dominant ideas about Africa's relations with modernity and the global history of nationalism by recovering, and bringing fresh interpretations to, a modern genealogy of African nationalist theory.

Author Kwaku Larbi Korang examines the writing of intellectuals from preindependence Ghana from the latter Cited by:   Writing Ghana, Imagining Africa changes dominant ideas about Africa's relations with modernity and the global history of nationalism by recovering, and bringing fresh interpretations to, a modern genealogy of African nationalist : Boydell & Brewer, Limited.

Writing Ghana, Imagining Africa is affiliated with recent revisionary works that have demonstrated the conceptual and existential validity of "alternative modernities." This book proposes in this regard to shift our understanding of the modern from a securely and exclusively Western mode of being to the modern as relational and inclusively intercultural.

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The spine remains undamaged. Writing Ghana is an elegantly written and meticulously researched history of intellectual self-assertion in colonial West Africa This book is an impressive and major addition to existing research on elite culture in nineteenth-century West Africa.

"Writing Ghana, Imagining Africa demonstrates why and how projections of, and debates about, "African modernity" have been more than a continental affair. This book locates African modernity at the core of the activist intellection of the internationalist and black Atlantic nationalism of Pan-Africanism.

Writing Ghana, Imagining Africa is an elegantly written and meticulously researched history of intellectual self-assertion in colonial West Africa. Korang puts aside the common assumption that there were no formal political or philosophical movements in West Africa prior to négritude.

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