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  • Chinua Achebe
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  • 10 July 2018
  • 9780241338834

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How we understand history sets the stage for our social imagination to build the futureThe Good The centerpiece essay Africa s Tarnished Name connects the change in English literature of Africa from indifferent accounts to judgemental devaluation to the rising Atlantic Slave Trade This essay includes Achebe s critiue of Joseph Conrad and his Heart of Darkness focusing on1 Conrad s fanciful portrayal of being the first explorers to an undiscovered Congo which Achebe counters with the interactions some 400 years before Conrad between Afonso I of Kongo and the Portuguese 2 Excusing Conrad s racism and militant geography as just the norm of the time is countered with comparisons of the time I felt this was too brief Elsewhere Achebe acknowledges that he is not functioning as a scholar but as a writer I take this to mean his focus is on communication ie fluency and reach Thus the brevity of his essays may be an advantage at times I ll review the other essays in the larger collection The Education of a British Protected Child EssaysThe Missing My go to essay on colonialism is still Discourse on Colonialism Still looking for an in depth historical analysis of the slave trade and colonialism King Leopold s Ghost is a specific account and How Europe Underdeveloped Africa is a useful start I ve been following Gerald Horne s lectures and hyped for The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism The Roots of Slavery White Supremacy and Capitalism in 17th Century North America and the Caribbean On top of history is systems level theories on political economy This is not to blatantly dismiss culture and public discourse as superfluous but I find most people already engage with the visible meanwhile the temporal and spatial flows of value accumulation of power and the moments of crisis remain obscure Yes this sounds like Marx but as Utsa Patnaik puts it this is an extension of Marx to encompass areas he did not get to in his lifetime esp global trade The Internet Book Everything You Need to Know About Computer Networking and How the Internet Works 4th Edition of The Seduction of MrsPendlebury outer space. 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