The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers, and the African Elite. Front Cover. Chinweizu. Random House, – History – pages. Book reviews: The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Exile By CHINWEIZU (New York, Random House, ). pp. Who will lead this mobilization against the Western exploiters remains a moot point; tepidly, Chinweizu credits Sekou Toure of Guinea with an.
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Chinweizu, a Nigerian author, dedicated his book to victims of the West’s assault upon the rest of us, especially to Amerindians and Aborigines of Australasia who were exterminated and expropriated, millions of Africans who were enslaved in the Americas, countless Africans who died resisting European invasion and occupation, soldiers from the Third World tthe were conscripted to fight and protect western empires, Third World liberation fighters who have struggled for a better wwest for their people, and to all of us who want to achieve a just, non-imperialist and enduring peace with prosperity for all humankind.
Certainly, beyond the question of leaders, the book gives no tangible sense of social forces and strategies.
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The vision that I require is one where humans and the rest of nature are not opposed. Who will lead this mobilization against the Western exploiters remains a moot point; tepidly, Chinweizu credits Sekou Toure of Guinea with an independent spirit and also Mobutu of Zaire though it was Mobutu who helped murder Patrice Lumumba and handed over the copper mines of Belgium’s Union Miniere to the Americans.
Aug 01, Ty G rated it it was amazing Shelves: It attempts to explain man-made root ths of Africa’s backwardness, a concept which was popular among Uganda’s new breed of liberators who stormed Kampala on January 25, Important and rare is the book, like this one, which shows the reader another side of history, one not told by European victors or misinformed by their perceptions and myths.
Gerji Tongshinen rated it liked it Mar 17, Please provide an email address. Lists with This Book. Omenihu Alex rated it liked it Jan 21, Emmillia Samanyanga rated it did not like it Apr 12, Decolonization is termed the “”middle-class solution”” in which foreign aid facilitated economic drainage and distortion.
The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Elite
Amir rated it really liked kf Jul 16, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jlbutler55 rated it it was amazing Jul 15, He is commonly associated with Black orientalism.
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The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Elite by Chinweizu
The book looks toward a “”gigantic reconstruction of [Africa’s] society “”to build black power in the Ghe homeland. I bet we have many such operatives in our Ministry of Finance, Bank of Uganda and other strategic organs of government. Read the original article on Monitor. I’ve done enough reading of similar materials to know that this book, excellent though it may be, cannot address my needs.
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