Islam and the West African Novel

"Extending Edward Said's study of the Orientalist tradition in Western scholarship, Bangura traces the origins of contemporary misunderstandings of African Islam to the discourse of colonial literature.

Islam and the West African Novel

"Extending Edward Said's study of the Orientalist tradition in Western scholarship, Bangura traces the origins of contemporary misunderstandings of African Islam to the discourse of colonial literature. Western critics and writers, he observes, typically without access to Islam except through the colonialist tradition, have perpetuated unfounded, politically motivated themes.".

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War, Politics and Justice in West Africa
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Gberie, Lansana
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-06 - Publisher: Sierra Leonean Writers Series

This book collects articles and reviews the author wrote for various publications, academic and journalistic, over the past 10 to 14 years. They are not arranged in chronological order, but there is a consistent underlying theme: the author’s reaction to war, politics and transitional justice in Africa, with a particular
Land and the Politics of Belonging in West Africa
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Richard Kuba, Carola Lentz
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-12-01 - Publisher: BRILL

These case studies explore how the politics of belonging at local and national levels in rural West Africa is intimately connected to land access and vice versa. Analyses explore long-term processes and recent changes in land rights, covering forest, savannah, state and segmentary societies in Anglo- and Francophone West African
Islam and the West African Novel
Language: en
Pages: 171
Authors: Ahmed S. Bangura
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers

"Extending Edward Said's study of the Orientalist tradition in Western scholarship, Bangura traces the origins of contemporary misunderstandings of African Islam to the discourse of colonial literature. Western critics and writers, he observes, typically without access to Islam except through the colonialist tradition, have perpetuated unfounded, politically motivated themes.".
Politics and Government in West Africa
Language: en
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Authors: S. I. A. Kotei
Categories: Africa, West
Type: BOOK - Published: 1966 - Publisher:

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The United States and Decolonization in West Africa, 1950-1960
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Ebere Nwaubani
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

A history of America's tangled involvement in the transition of British and French West African territories to statehood.