On the Postcolony

  title={On the Postcolony},
  author={Achille Mbemb{\'e}},
  • Achille Mbembé
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • Achille Mbembe is one of the most brilliant theorists of post colonial studies writing today. In "On the Postcolony" he profoundly renews our understanding of power and subjectivity in Africa. In a series of provocative essays, Mbembe contests diehard Africanist and nativist perspectives as well as some of the key assumptions of post colonial theory. This thought-provoking and groundbreaking collection of essays - his first book to be published in English - develops and extends debates first… CONTINUE READING
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