Africa and other Civilizations: Conquest and counter conquest

The Collected Essays of Ali A. Mazrui Vol. 2: Conquest and Counter-conquest (Classic Authors and Texts on Africa)

by Ricardo Rene Laremont

Considering the interaction of Africa with other civilisations from historical, sociological, philosophical and political perspectives, the essays reproduced here provide a refreshing approach to such seminal themes as culture, civilisation, universalism, and modernisation. Mazrui’s timely essays offer particularly relevant reflections on the place of Africa and the “”””Third World”””” after the Cold War, in relation to an emerging international order he describes as “”””Global Apartheid””””.

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Considering the interaction of Africa with other civilisations from historical, sociological, philosophical and political perspectives, the essays reproduced here provide a refreshing approach to such seminal themes as culture, civilisation, universalism, and modernisation. Mazrui’s timely essays offer particularly relevant reflections on the place of Africa and the “”””Third World”””” after the Cold War, in relation to an emerging international order he describes as “”””Global Apartheid””””.

  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: AFRICA WORLD PRESS (1 April 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1592210112
  • ISBN-13: 978-1592210114
  • Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 15.2 x 22.2 cm

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