Nie-fiksie / Non-fiction: History & Politics / Politiek & Geskiedenis
Nie-fiksie / Non-fiction - History & Politics / Politiek & Geskiedenis
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In this groundbreaking collection of essays, Pius Adesanmi tries to unravel what it is that Africa means to him as an African, and by extension to all those who inhabit this continent of extremes. This is a question that exercised some of the continent's finest minds in the 20th century, but which pan-Africanism, Negritude, nationalism, decolonisation and all the other projects through which Africans sought to restore their humanity ultimately failed to answer.
Criss-crossing the continent, Pius Adesanmi engages with the enigma that is Africa in an attempt to make meaning of this question for all 21st-century Africans.
Publication date: 2011-06-01