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Agency And Action In Colonial Africa: Essays For John E. Flint Tim Stapleton

Agency And Action In Colonial Africa: Essays For John E. Flint

Tim Stapleton

Published June 18th 2001
ISBN : 9780333778852
Hardcover
232 pages
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The coming of colonialism to Subsaharan Africa generated many forces that historians often describe in abstract terms: peasantization, leadership, nationalism and even colonialism. Such terms often hide or overwhelm the individual experiences ofMoreThe coming of colonialism to Subsaharan Africa generated many forces that historians often describe in abstract terms: peasantization, leadership, nationalism and even colonialism. Such terms often hide or overwhelm the individual experiences of those who, in some way, contributed to the development and demise of colonial Africa. These agents of empire - intellectuals and peasants, chiefs and ex-slaves, nationalists and colonial officials - symbolise the ambiguities of and limitations on colonial power. Agency and Action in Colonial Africa attempts to capture their role.