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Certain Amount of Madness The Life Politics and Legacies of Thomas Sankara

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ISBN-10: 0745337570

ISBN-13: 9780745337579

Edition: 2018

Authors: Amber Murrey, Horace G. Campbell, Aziz Fall

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This book is an unprecedented engagement with the life, politics and legacy of Thomas Sankara, one of the most vocal anti-imperialists of the late twentieth century who has come to embody the hopes and political engagements of francophone African youth and many others. The contributors identify Sankara's historical political thought and praxis, broadly referred to as 'Sankarism', while highlighting the importance of his thought for contemporary resistance movements in Burkino Faso and beyond.The book engages with Sankara's collective praxis, vision and legacy. Contributors argue that Sankara's commitment to Burkino incorporated internationalist, Third Worldist, Pan-Africanist humanism, and…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 3/20/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Amber Murrey researches and writes on transformations of life and place admist structural, developmental and colonial violence. She has been published in a variety of academic journals, including Third World Quarterly, Human Geography, Political Geography, The Journal of Black Studies, The Singapore Journal for Tropical Geography, The Postcolonialist and Capital & Class. She contributes to a number of online forums, including Pambazuka News - Pan-African Voices for Freedom and Justice, Politics in Spires and Ceasefire.