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Naming Colonialism History and Collective Memory in the Congo, 1870-1960

ISBN-10: 0299233642

ISBN-13: 9780299233648

Edition: 2009

Authors: Osumaka Likaka

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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 12/8/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Osumaka Likaka is associate professor of history at Wayne State University. He is author of Rural Society and Cotton in Colonial Zaire, also published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Naming and African Voices
The Dynamics of Naming in Precolonial Congo: An Overview
Colonialism and the Village World: Contexts to Naming
Naming, Colonialism, Making History, and Social Memories
Early Naming, Explorations, Trade, and Rubber Collection
Naming and Belgian Colonial Rule
Talking under One's Bream: Praise Names as Strategic Ambiguities
Confronting African Voices: Negotiations and Instrumentalization of Names
Conclusions
Sample of Names Used in This Work
Notes
Works Cited
Index