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The Colonial Moment in Africa : Essays on the Movement of Minds and Materials, 1900-1940 - Andrew D. Roberts

The Colonial Moment in Africa

Essays on the Movement of Minds and Materials, 1900-1940

By: Andrew D. Roberts (Editor)

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Published: 24th December 1990
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This book includes the first five, thematic, chapters from the Cambridge History of Africa, Volume 7. They deal with Africa south of the Sahara, during a period in which economic and cultural changes greatly enlarged the horizons of Africans, even though colonial rule seemed set to last for a very long time. The contributors break much new ground in exploring a variety of topics which transcend colonial frontiers: the impact of Africa on the thought of the colonial powers; impulses to economic growth, and new frameworks directing the movement of people, goods and money; the rapid expansion of world religions and their interaction with indigenous beliefs and colonial regimes; the circulation of ideas among Africans, and the growth of new social identities, as reflected in the press, literature, art and music. Each chapter is accompanied by a bibliography updated for this edition.

List of maps, Figures and tables
Preface
Introduction
The imperial mind Andrew Roberts
Aspects of economic history
Christianity
Islam
African cross-currents Andrew Roberts
Bibliographies
Index
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ISBN: 9780521386746
ISBN-10: 0521386748
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 332
Published: 24th December 1990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.49