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Taiwo, Olufemi
How colonialism preempted modernity in Africa / Olúf́ẹmi Táíwò
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  DT14 .T35 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Africa -- Civilization -- Philosophy
Africa -- Colonial influence
Africa -- Colonization -- History
Europe -- Colonies -- Africa -- History
Subject(s) Colonies -- Africa -- History
Subject Africa -- Politics and government
Subject(s) Missionaries -- Africa -- History
Democracy -- Africa
Capitalism -- Africa
Physical Description xii, 352 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-327) and index
Contents Introduction: Of subjectivity and sociocryonics -- Colonialism -- Colonialism : a philosophical profile -- Running aground on colonial shores : the saga of modernity and colonialism -- Prophets without honor : African apostles of modernity in the nineteenth century -- Reading the colonizer's mind : Lord Lugard and the philosophical foundations of British colonialism -- The aftermath -- The legal legacy : twilight before dawn -- Two modern African constitutions -- Looking forward -- Globalization : doing it right this time around

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