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Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism

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Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism - Mamdani, Mahmood (Preface by)
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In analysing the obstacles to democratisation in post-independence Africa, Mahmood Mamdani offers a bold, insightful account of colonialism's legacy - a bifurcated power that mediated racial domination through tribally organised local authorities, reproducing racial identity in citizens and ethnic identity in subjects. Many writers have understood colonial rule as either "direct" (French) or "indirect" (British), with a third variant - apartheid - as exceptional. This benign terminology, Mamdani shows, masks the fact that ...

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Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism 2018, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691180427

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Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism 1996, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691027937

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Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism 1996, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691011073

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Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism 1996, James Currey

ISBN-13: 9780852553992

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