Critical Convergence: The Great Depression and the Meshing of Nigerian and British Anti-Colonial Polemic

@article{Ochonu2009CriticalCT,
  title={Critical Convergence: The Great Depression and the Meshing of Nigerian and British Anti-Colonial Polemic},
  author={Moses Ochonu},
  journal={Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue canadienne des {\'e}tudes africaines},
  year={2009},
  volume={43},
  pages={245 - 281}
}
  • Moses Ochonu
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Sociology
  • Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue canadienne des études africaines
Abstract This article explores the salient, often ignored, convergences between the discourses of colonizers and the colonized in Africa. Using Nigerian criticisms of British colonial handling of the Great Depression, and a similar critique of British colonial economic recovery measures penned by the British colonial statistician in Nigeria, S.M Jacob, the article contends that, in spite of stylistic and motivational differences, both sets of critics desired similar colonial reforms and were… Expand
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