Liberal Nationalism in Central Africa: A Biography of Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula

Liberal Nationalism in Central Africa: A Biography of Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula

by G. Macola

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ISBN-13: 9781349384266
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/10/2010
Edition description: 1st ed. 2010
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

GIACOMO MACOLAis Lecturer in African History atRutherford College,part of the University of Kent in the UK and a researcher at Leiden University in the Netherlands.

Table of Contents

Illustrations ix

Acknowledgments|xi

Abbreviations xiii

Introduction: Historical Biography and Rival African Nationalisms 1

1 Imagining the Nation: Methodism, History, and Politics in Nkumbula's Early Years 9

2 "The Father of Zambian Politics" between Padmore and Maala 29

3 The Explosion of Contradictions 53

4 Nkumbula, UNIP, and the Roots of Authoritarianism in Nationalist Zambia 73

5 Resisting UNIP: Liberal Democracy and Ethnic Politics in the First Republic 95

6 "The Last Battle I Will Ever Fight": Nkumbula and the Drive toward the One-Party State 121

7 Epilogue: Nkumbula's Last Initiatives and Legacy 145

Notes 157

Bibliography 207

Index 217

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