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Author Taiwo, Olufemi.

Title How colonialism preempted modernity in Africa / Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 352 pages)
Contents Introduction: Of subjectivity and sociocryonics -- Colonialism -- Colonialism : a philosophical profile -- Running aground on colonial shores : the saga of modernity and colonialism -- Prophets without honor : African apostles of modernity in the nineteenth century -- Reading the colonizer's mind : Lord Lugard and the philosophical foundations of British colonialism -- The aftermath -- The legal legacy : twilight before dawn -- Two modern African constitutions -- Looking forward -- Globalization : doing it right this time around
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-327) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Capitalism -- Africa.
Colonies -- Africa -- History.
Democracy -- Africa.
Missionaries -- Africa -- History.
Africa -- Civilization -- Philosophy.
Africa -- Colonial influence.
Africa -- Colonization -- History.
Africa -- Politics and government.
Europe -- Colonies -- Africa -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009019610
ISBN 0253003970 (electronic bk.)
0253221307 (paperback; alk. paper)
0253353742 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780253003973 (electronic bk.)
9780253221308 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780253353740 (cloth ; alk. paper)