ISBN 9789350020500,Discourse on Colonialism

Discourse on Colonialism


Aime Cesaire


Aakar Books

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Aakar Books

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9789350020500

ISBN-10 9350020505

Hard Back

Number of Pages 102 Pages
Language (English)


Today as a new European universalism organizes itself, and U.S. led globalization experiments with manifest destiny. Aime Cesaire's Discourse on Colonialism is once again required reading. Robin Kelley's brilliant new introduction provides a wealth of historical and literary scholarship to demonstrate that 'negritude ... was never a matter of racial essentialism.GAYATRI CHAKRAVORTY SPIVAK, author of The Postcolonial Critique of Reason This classic work, first published in France in 1955, profoundly influenced the generation of scholars and activists at the forefront of liberation struggles in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Nearly twenty years later, when published for the first time in English, Discourse on Colonialism inspired a new generation engaged in the Civil Rights, Black Power and antiwar movements.

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