Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Colonial Subjects : An African Intelligentsia and Atlantic Ideas - 00 edition

Colonial Subjects : An African Intelligentsia and Atlantic Ideas (ISBN10: 0813919088; ISBN13: 9780813919089)
ISBN13: 978-0813919089
ISBN10: 0813919088

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0813919072
ISBN10: 081391907X

Summary: West African intellectuals have a long history of engaging with European intrusion by reflecting on their status as colonial & postcolonial subjects. Against the tendency to view this engagement as a confrontation between the modern West & traditional Africa, Philip S. Zachernuk argues that the interaction is far more fluid & diverse. Challenging the frequent denigration of Western-educated Africans as a culturally barren ''kleptocratic'' elite, Colonial Subjects shows that they occu ...show morepied a shifting medial position between colonizers & colonized. In the process they created a distinctive intellectual culture grounded in indigenous & European sources. Looking carefully at southern Nigeria from 1840 to 1960, Zachernuk locates intellectuals in the contours of their society as it changed from late precolonial times to the beginning of independence. He examines their engagement with British & black Atlantic assumptions & assertions about Africa's place in the world. These ideas, shaped by the needs of others, became the often awkward material with which these intellectuals endeavored to construct their own image of their home continent. In this context, a group of Nigerian intellectuals created a dynamic intellectual tradition motivated by self-interest & marked by innovation, counterinvention, & imitation within the confines of the Atlantic world. At different times they opposed & supported the colonial state, adopted & rejected notions of racial destiny, & advocated free-market principles, cooperative self-help, & state socialism. Colonial Subjects provides a historical framework for connecting these divergent ideas, thereby recovering the complexity of an intellectual tradition both colonial & modern. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University Press of Virginia
Published: 02/28/2000
International: No



List Price: $22.50
Used $11.99
Used
Save $10.51 (47%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 21 hours and 39 minutes and it ships by Noon CT Monday!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $11.99

6 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Colonial Subjects : An African Intelligentsia and Atlantic Ideas
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (6)  |  New (1)  |  Very Good (1)  |  Good (2)  |  Acceptable (2)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$11.99
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$11.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Book Culture Inc.
New York, NY
Seller Rating: 4.21
2000 Paperback Fair May have highlighting or underlining. Textbooks may not include access codes. Shipped from a real independent book store in Manhattan.
$11.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$14.20
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GreatBookPrices
Westminster, MD
Seller Rating: 4.19
Used, Acceptable Condition, may show signs of wear and previous use. Please allow 4-14 business days for delivery. 100% Money Back Guarantee, Over 1,000,000 customers served.
$25.76
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Kings Ridge Media WI
Appleton, WI
Seller Rating: 4.59
2000-02-22 Paperback UsedGood Good Condition item. We strive to provide the best shopping experience with every item we sell. Satisfaction guaranteed! ! Ships from US. Please allow 1-3 weeks for de ...show morelivery outside US. ...show less
$47.30
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Stork Group
Phoenix, MD
Seller Rating: 4.58
Brand new and unread! Join our growing list of satisfied customers!
$63.38
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookMob
Ottawa, ON
Seller Rating: 5
PAPERBACK Good 0813919088 Good condition books may have signs of cover wear and/or marks on corners and page edges. Inside pages may have highlighting, writing and underlining. Supplemental materia ...show morels such as CDs, Access Codes, and Course Packs are not guaranteed to be included. Ships fast from Ontario, delivery is between 5-10 business days. Satisfaction guaranteed! ...show less
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close