By Nicholas M. Creary

Decades after independence for many African states, the fight for decolonization remains to be incomplete, as established via the truth that Africa is still linked in lots of Western minds with chaos, disorder, and illness. African and non-African students alike nonetheless fight to set up the assumption of African humanity, in all its range, and to maneuver Africa past its ancient position because the foil to the West.

As this e-book exhibits, Africa’s decolonization is an ongoing method throughout quite a number fronts, and intellectuals—both African and non-African—have major roles to play in that procedure. The essays accumulated the following research matters resembling illustration and retrospection; the jobs of intellectuals within the public sphere; and the basic query of ways to decolonize African knowledges. African Intellectuals and Decolonization outlines ways that highbrow perform can serve to de-link Africa from its international illustration as a debased, subordinated, deviant, and inferior entity.


Lesley Cowling, college of the Witwatersrand

Nicholas M. Creary, Ohio University

Marlene De l. a. Cruz, Ohio University

Carolyn Hamilton, college of Cape Town

George Hartley, Ohio University

Janet Hess, Sonoma nation University

T. Spreelin McDonald, Ohio University

Ebenezer Adebisi Olawuyi, college of Ibadan

Steve Odero Ouma, college of Nairobi

Oyeronke Oyewumi, nation college of recent York at Stony Brook

Tsenay Serequeberhan, Morgan nation University

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