The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers, and the African Elite. Front Cover. Chinweizu. Random House, – History – pages. Book reviews: The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Exile By CHINWEIZU (New York, Random House, ). pp. Who will lead this mobilization against the Western exploiters remains a moot point; tepidly, Chinweizu credits Sekou Toure of Guinea with an.
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Nov 12, Charles rated it really liked it Shelves: Chinweizu argues that these well-paid agents “have a special job: The West and the Rest of Us is a well-researched book written by Chinweizu, which I bought more than 30 years ago in at chinweizzu Monthly Review Press in New York, a socialist publishing house in the hub of capitalism.
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To address comments or complaints, please Contact us. Eugene Johnston rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Micaiah rated it really liked it Dec 19, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Chinweizu’s work is a damning and scathing attack on Africa’s political and ruling elites who love to imitate the West, including copying bad ideas like wholesale liberalisation and privatisation of key sectors of the economy such as, energy and water, which should be a preserve of the public sector.
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I don’t think I’ll finish this book. Omenihu Alex rated it liked it Jan 21, Isa rated it really liked it Jun 14, Kris rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Aug 01, Ty G rated it it was amazing Shelves: The preface to the book begins with a disclaimer that it is not a work of protest, but a critical investigation into the purposes of Western imperialist expansion during the last years.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Chekwas Okorie rated it it was amazing Apr 28, Mona Theresa rated thhe it was amazing Mar 26, I bet we have many such operatives in our Ministry of Finance, Bank of Uganda and other strategic organs of government.
On this contradiction, Chinweizu argues that, “there is a strange quisling quality about their actions which should force us to ask whether they are primarily African nationalists or modern black slavers serving the West just as the slaving elites did centuries ago. Published in hcinweizu, the book is as pertinent today as it was in the s and s.
The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Elite by Chinweizu
Sethabile rated it really liked it Dec 05, The consistency of European aggression to gain power which is the control of people in all 9 activities of life ideological core of the culture the seed of the culture that continues it to develop can be understood as one thing.
Oladipo Oluwaseun rated it did not like it Feb 02, Who will lead this mobilization against the Western exploiters remains a moot point; tepidly, Chinweizu credits Sekou Toure of Guinea with an independent spirit and also Mobutu of Zaire though it was Mobutu who helped murder Patrice Lumumba and handed over the copper mines of Belgium’s Union Miniere to the Americans.
Chinweizu does provide dabs of historical insight when he examines the assimilationist, rst middleman qualities of turn-of-the-century black liberals and post-World War II independence leaders like Nkrumah. Chinweizu is an institutionally unaffiliated Afrocentric scholar.