The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers, and the African Elite. Front Cover. Chinweizu. Random House, – History – pages. Book reviews: The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Exile By CHINWEIZU (New York, Random House, ). pp. Who will lead this mobilization against the Western exploiters remains a moot point; tepidly, Chinweizu credits Sekou Toure of Guinea with an.
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The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Elite
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Daily Monitor A dam wall in Uganda. As the author argues, it is suicidal for the lambs [read Africans] to see, think and act out of assumptions about the world that reflect and advance the interests of the lions and jackals preying on harmless and defenceless sheep.
Who will lead this mobilization against the Western exploiters remains a moot point; tepidly, Chinweizu credits Sekou Toure of Guinea with an independent spirit and also Mobutu of Zaire though it was Mobutu who helped murder Patrice Lumumba and handed over the copper mines of Belgium’s Union Miniere to the Americans.
While the book is a good alternative to the metanarrative of European progress, it falls short for me because I demand a radical reenvisioning of the world. Chinweizu does provide dabs of historical insight when he examines the assimilationist, comprador middleman qualities of turn-of-the-century black liberals and post-World War II independence leaders like Nkrumah.
Aug 01, Ty G rated it it was amazing Shelves: I don’t think I’ll finish this book. Please provide an email address. The West and chnweizu Rest of Us is a well-researched book written by Chinweizu, which I bought more than 30 years ago in at the Monthly Review Press in New York, cchinweizu socialist publishing house in the hub of capitalism.
Corey rated it really liked it Aug 14, Oladipo Oluwaseun rated it did not like it Feb 02, Emmillia Samanyanga rated it did not like it Apr 12, He is commonly associated with Black orientalism. The West and the Rest of Us: Thirty-one years later, most Ugandans, especially those from the east and greater north, are waiting to experience the fundamental change which nobody talks about anymore. Terry rated it it was amazing Dec 02, AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public.
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Under part four are three chapters, one of which is titled, “Nationalists or Modern Black Slavers? Isa rated it really liked it Jun 14, Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It attempts to explain man-made root causes of Africa’s backwardness, a concept which was popular among Resr new breed of liberators who stormed Kampala on January 25, On thw day ina lean young man announced from the steps of Parliament that a fundamental change had just taken place in Uganda.
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Amir rated it really liked it Jul 16, Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Pan Africanism which predates independence, inspired the struggle for self-determination and continues to be a major preoccupation of the African elite. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.
Micaiah rated it really liked it Dec 19, The book looks toward a “”gigantic reconstruction of [Africa’s] society “”to build black power in the African homeland.
Chido Nwakanma rated it it was amazing Apr 20, Sign chinweizy here to receive your FREE alerts. Chinweizu, a Nigerian author, dedicated his book to victims of the West’s assault upon the rest of us, especially to Amerindians and Aborigines of Australasia who were exterminated and expropriated, millions of Africans who were enslaved in the Americas, countless Africans who died resisting European invasion and occupation, soldiers from the Third World who were conscripted to fight and protect western empires, Third World liberation fighters who have struggled for a better future for their people, and to all of us who want to achieve a just, non-imperialist and enduring peace with prosperity for all humankind.
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