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Decolonization and the Decolonized

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ISBN-10: 0816647356

ISBN-13: 9780816647354

Edition: 2006

Authors: Albert Memmi, Robert Bonnono

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In this time of global instability and widespread violence, Albert Memmi--author of the highly influential and groundbreaking work The Colonizer and the Colonized--turns his attention to the present-day situation of formerly colonized peoples. In Decolonization and the Decolonized, Memmi expands his intellectual engagement with the subject and examines the manifold causes of the failure of decolonization efforts throughout the world. As outspoken and controversial as ever, Memmi initiates a much-needed discussion of the ex-colonized and refuses to idealize those who are too often painted as hapless victims. He shows how, in light of a radically changed world, it would be problematic--and…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 10/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Albert Memmi was born in Tunis in 1920. He has taught philosophy both in Tunis and Paris. Professor of English and Chester D. Tripp Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago, Homi K. Bhabha is the author of The Location of Culture.