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English in Africa: After the Cold War

English in Africa: After the Cold War

by Alamin M. Mazrui
     
 

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This book offers a critical examination of aspects of the politics the role of English in Africa and its Diaspora. It looks at its changed location in the post-Cold War era and the challenges it poses to the enduring quest for intellectual liberation, pan-Africanism and Afrocentricity. The study also explores the spaces and possibilities for "appropriating" the

Overview

This book offers a critical examination of aspects of the politics the role of English in Africa and its Diaspora. It looks at its changed location in the post-Cold War era and the challenges it poses to the enduring quest for intellectual liberation, pan-Africanism and Afrocentricity. The study also explores the spaces and possibilities for "appropriating" the language towards a counter-hegemonic African-centred agenda under the present global order.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853596902
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters Ltd.
Publication date:
02/11/2004
Series:
Multilingual Matters Series, #126
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Alamin M. Mazrui is Associate Professor of sociolinguistics and literature with the Department of African American and African Studies at the Ohio State University, USA. A Swahili poet and playwright, he has co-authored five books and written widely on the political sociology of language and literature in Africa and on comparative cultural studies.

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