Africa and the West: Intellectual Responses to European Culture

Africa and the West: Intellectual Responses to European Culture

by Philip D. Curtin, Harold Scheub, G. Wesley Johnson, Leo Spitzer
     
 

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“This book offers some exciting examples of the insights to be gained from studies of the intellectual responses of Africans to the West.  In six case studies, anthropologists, historians, and a literary critic study the impact of the West on African patterns of thought.”—Library Journal

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“This book offers some exciting examples of the insights to be gained from studies of the intellectual responses of Africans to the West.  In six case studies, anthropologists, historians, and a literary critic study the impact of the West on African patterns of thought.”—Library Journal

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ISBN-13:
9780299061241
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
05/15/1974
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Philip D. Curtin (1922-2009) was author of The Image of Africa and Two Jamaicas. He edited Africa Remembered, a collection of narratives by former slaves and others involved in the slave trade. He was a member of the Department of History at the University of Wisconsin from 1956-1975. From 1975 until the time of his death, he was a member of the faculty of Johns Hopkins University.

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