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Author Straker, Jay, 1967-

Title Youth, nationalism, and the Guinean Revolution / Jay Straker
Published Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 264 pages) : illustrations, map
Series African systems of thought
African systems of thought.
Contents Introduction: Whose re-imagined community? -- Imagining and instituting a new youth -- Envisioning youth across the border of independence -- Ideologies of schooling, teachers' authority, and cultural revolution -- The rise of militant theater -- Ventures and misadventures in the revolutionary forest -- Construing and constructing the nation's margins : troubles with the forest and forestiers -- Forestier itineraries across revolutionary pedagogical domains -- Forestier stories of militant theater : discovering the motives and moralities of a revolutionary state -- Conclusion: Nationalism and memory after the revolution
Summary How youth-centered ambition destroyed the ideals of nationhood in Guinea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nationalism -- Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Political socialization -- Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Postcolonialism -- Guinea.
Revolutions and socialism -- Guinea.
Social classes -- Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Theater and state -- Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Youth -- Political activity -- Guinea -- History -- 20th century.
Guinea -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Guinea -- Politics and government -- 1958-1984.
Guinea -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Guinea -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008027256
ISBN 0253002729