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Author Simon-Aaron, Charles, author

Title Three African social theorists on class struggle, political liberation, and indigenous culture : Cheikh Anta Diop, Amilcar Cabral, Kwame Nkrumah / Charles Simon-Aaron ; with a foreword by George J. Sefa Dei
Published Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, [2014]
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Contents Class conflict and the state : the politics of Marxism -- Towards a Marxist politics -- Anti-structuralism as anti-economism : toward the social relations of historical change -- Alfred Cobban -- Richard Ashcraft -- Neil Wood -- Amilcar Cabral : revolutionary nationalism in Guine-Bissau -- Cheikh Anta Diop : ancient roots of African political independence -- Kwame Nkrumah : petit bourgeois spirit murder and populist nationalism in Ghana -- Petty bourgeois class ideology and the politics of liberation -- Summary
Summary This book is a study of the relationship between African political theory and the politics of liberation. It elucidates the dialectical inter-relationship between the political philosophical views of these thinkers and the political, social and economic contexts of their respective countries
Notes Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--York University, 2001, under the title: Class ideology and African political theory
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cabral, Amílcar, 1924-1973 -- Political and social views.
Diop, Cheikh Anta -- Political and social views.
Nkrumah, Kwame -- Political and social views
Ideology -- Africa, West.
Marxian historiography.
Political science -- Philosophy -- History -- 20th century.
Social classes -- Africa, West.
Social sciences -- Africa, West -- Philosophy.
Africa, Western -- Politics and government -- 1884-1960.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0779907663 (electronic bk)
9780779907663 (electronic bk)