"Salt comes from the north, gold from the south, but the word of God and the treasures of wisdom are only to be found in Timbuktu." 15th-century Malian proverb
This powerful, intensely dramatic book is the definitive account of the Haitian Revolution of 1794-1803, a revolution that began in the wake of the Bastille but became the model for the Third World liberation movements from Africa to Cuba. It is the story of the French colony of San Domingo, a place where the brutality of master toward slave was commonplace and ingeniously refined.
This paper conceptualises ‘global financial crisis’ as primarily political and
focuses on the way it impacts on the ability of youth to renegotiate their place and
space with patterns of authority and control in Africa, using the instrumentality
of new media. Three main arguments are made. First is that, even though the
Last year, 1985, the 30th anniversary of the Freedom Charter,
saw an impressive regrouping, through the United Democratic
Front, of political forces which identify with the Congress
Alliance of the 1950s and with the Freedom Charter itself to
which this movement gave birth. It seems appropriate then, at
Algeria’s fratricidal war has divided democrats, seriously damaged civil society and left a political
vacuum in the face of the ruling parties. There is almost no opposition with a proper base that can
take the demands of the people forward.
A year ago, waves of uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa swept away western-backed
Postcolonial African Philosophy: A Critical Reader sets outa timely and critical agenda for contemporary African,Afro-Caribbean, and African-American philosophy.
This book takes stock of the strides made to date in African philosophy. Authors focus on four important aspects of African philosophy: the history, methodological debates, substantive issues in the field, and direction for the future. By collating this anthology, Edwin E.
First published in 1995, I Am Because We Are has been recognized as a major, canon-defining anthology and adopted as a text in a wide variety of college and university courses.
Organized topically rather than historically, this book provides an excellent introduction to the subject of African Philosophy. Samuel Oluoch Imbo synthesizes the ideas of key African philosophers into an accessible narrative. The author focuses on five central questions: What are the definitions of African philosophy? Is ethno-philosophy really philosophy?