Drawn from a CODESRIA conference on 'Intellectuals and Nationalism', the essays of this book look at different responses to the African predicament from prominent writers like Soyinka, Ngugi, and Achebe, the military men in power and the students who defy repression.
A S G Edwards, Aditi Nafde, Amanda J. Gerber, Brian Gastle, David Watt, Derek Pearsall, Julia Boffey, Karla Taylor, Margaret Connolly, Martha W. Driver, Robert Epstein, Robert F. Yeager, Sian Echard, Stephanie L. Batkie, Tamara Peréz-Fernández, Wendy Scase, Yoshiko Kobayashi Edited by
Martha Driver, Derek Pearsall, R.F. Yeager
Essays considering the relationship between Gower's texts and the physical ways in which they were first manifested.
Adigun Agbaje, Anne-Maria Makhulu, Celestin Monga, David Pratten, Elisha Renne, Frederick Cooper, Gbemisola Animasawun, James Ferguson, Jane Guyer, John and Jean Comaroff, Maxim Bolt, Michael J. Watts, Peter L Geschiere, Sara S. Berry, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Tristan Oestermann, Wale Adebanwi Edited by
Multi-disciplinary examination of the role of ordinary African people as agents in the generation and distribution of well-being in modern Africa.