Youth, Nationalism, and the Guinean Revolution

Youth, Nationalism, and the Guinean Revolution

by James D. Straker, James D Straker
     
 

How youth-centered ambitions destroyed the ideals of nationhood in Guinea See more details below

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How youth-centered ambitions destroyed the ideals of nationhood in Guinea

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253220592
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
02/04/2009
Series:
African Systems of Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

List of Abbreviations xi

1 Introduction: Whose Re-imagined Community? 1

Part 1 Imagining and Instituting a New Youth 17

2 Envisioning Youth across the Border of Independence 19

3 Ideologies of Schooling, Teachers' Authority, and Cultural Revolution 56

4 The Rise of Militant Theater 80

Part 2 Ventures and Misadventures in the Revolutionary Forest 105

5 Construing and Constructing the Nation's Margins: Troubles with the Forest and Forestiers 107

6 Forestier Itineraries across Revolutionary Pedagogical Domains 133

7 Forestier Stories of Militant Theater: Discovering the Motives and Moralities of a Revolutionary State 176

8 Conclusion: Nationalism and Memory after the Revolution 204

Notes 215

Bibliography 249

Index 259

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