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Citizen and subject

contemporary Africa and the legacy of late colonialism

by Mahmood Mamdani

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Colonies -- Africa -- Administration.,
    • Despotism -- Africa.,
    • Democracy -- Africa.,
    • Apartheid -- Africa.,
    • Indigenous peoples -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Colonial influence.,
    • Africa -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-337) and index.

      StatementMahmood Mamdani.
      SeriesPrinceton studies in culture/power/history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJV246 .M35 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 353 p. :
      Number of Pages353
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL792742M
      ISBN 100691011079, 0691027935
      LC Control Number95025318

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Analysis is one of the broadest and most fundamental critical thinking skills, and involves understanding the structure and features of arguments.