V. Y. Mudimbe
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V. Y. Mudimbe

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ISBN-13:
9781846318948
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
30.08.2013
Seiten:
0
Autor:
Pierre-Philippe Fraiture
Gewicht:
541 g
Format:
241x165x22 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Elucidates the complex work of one of the most significant contemporary African thinkers, V. Y. Mudimbe A cutting edge, interdisciplinary book combining philosophy, postcolonial studies and African studies Mudimbe, currently Newman Ivey White Professor of Literature at Duke University, remains an influential critic
Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Dedication Introduction - 'Multidirectional Memory' Chapter I - 'Mission Impossible' A Christian Library Shaba Deux Une Bible noire The Ancient Library Chapter II - 'The Invention of Otherness' Zairianisation The Community Chapter III - 'The West or the Rest?' The Authentic Other Ethnology as a Pretext From Ethnology to Ethics Chapter IV - 'Changing Places' Voyage in America An African Gnosis E.W. Blyden Foucault and an African Order of Knowledge Chapter V - 'Independences?' African Decolonisation Now Victims and Culprits as Survivors Conclusion - 'The Return of the Unhomely Scholar' Bibliography Index
A monograph that is dedicated to the work of Valentin Yves Mudimbe. It charts the history of the seminal Congolese philosopher, epistemologist, and philologist from the late 1960s to the present day, exploring his major essays and novels. It highlights Mudimbe's trajectory through major debates on African nationalism, and Panafricanism.