African Freedom: How Africa Responded to Independence

African Freedom: How Africa Responded to Independence

by Phyllis Taoua


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108446167
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/26/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Phyllis Taoua is Professor at the University of Arizona in Francophone Studies where she teaches courses on Africa and the French-speaking world. She is affiliated with Africana Studies, World Literature and the Human Rights program.

Table of Contents

Introduction. The meaning of freedom in Africa; 1. The self: unfettering identity after independence; 2. Gender: women's engagement with freedom; 3. The nation: from liberation to meaningful freedom; 4. Global Africa: pillaging with less impunity in the era of neoliberal capital; 5. The spiritual realm: Okonkwo's unraveling and other responses; Conclusion.

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