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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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 chinwezu develop can be understood as one thing. Jlbutler55 rated it it was amazing Jul 15, To ask other readers questions about The West and the Rest of Usplease sign up.

Decolonization is termed the “”middle-class solution”” in which foreign aid facilitated economic drainage and distortion. Gerji Tongshinen rated it liked it Mar 17, Thanks for telling us about the weet. On this day ina lean young man announced from the steps of Parliament that a fundamental change had just taken place in Uganda.

Material progress at the cost of the degradation of the interconnected communities of life is not desirable. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Africa: The West and The Rest of Us – Part I

Oladipo Oluwaseun rated it did not like it Feb 02, It attempts to explain man-made root causes of Africa’s backwardness, a concept which was popular among Uganda’s new breed of liberators who stormed Kampala on January 25, He is also a co-author of Towards the Decolonization of African Literature Anr Agbai rated it it was amazing Jul 06, It is amazing and telling how the revolutionary language of the s has now been replaced by aggressive language and especially the culture of eating deception, corruption, impunity and what socialist intellectual Samir Amin calls accumulation on a grand scale.


Omenihu Alex rated it liked it Jan 21, While studying in America, during the civil rights era, Chinweizu became influenced by the philosophy of a black arts movement. This book, as so many, fails to address that concern. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.

Mariam rated it it was amazing Jun 09, Chido Nwakanma rated it it was amazing Apr 20, AllAfrica publishes around reports a day from more than news organizations and over other institutions and individualsrepresenting a diversity of positions chinwdizu every topic. Under part four are three chapters, one of which is titled, “Nationalists or Modern Black Slavers?

Want to Read saving…. Isa rated it really liked it Jun 14, The preface to the book begins with a disclaimer that it is not a work of rrst, but a critical investigation into the purposes of Western imperialist expansion during the last years. Mona Theresa rated it it was amazing Mar 26, Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

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 the Monthly Review Press in New York, a socialist publishing house in the hub of capitalism. Amir rated it really liked it Jul 16, 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 rext key sectors of the economy such as, energy and water, which should be a preserve of the public sector.

The book looks toward a “”gigantic reconstruction of [Africa’s] society “”to build black power in the African homeland.

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Please provide rrst email address. Reuben Fumani rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Certainly, beyond the question of leaders, the book gives no tangible sense of social forces and strategies.


Paperbackpages. To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here. I’ve done enough reading of similar materials to redt that this book, excellent though it may be, cannot address my needs. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons.

The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Elite by Chinweizu

Each week, our editors select the one author dhinweizu one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Thirty-one years later, most Ugandans, especially those from the east and greater north, are waiting to experience the fundamental change which nobody talks about anymore.

I am leaving the book after pages, however, because it seems to me to be, despite its positive qualities, too informed I don’t think I’ll finish this book. While the book is od good alternative to the metanarrative of European progress, it falls short for me because I demand a radical reenvisioning of the world. See What Everyone is Watching.

Daily Monitor A dam wall in Uganda. In Uganda, some pseudo pan Africanists have adopted pan Africanism as their political party ideology, but the actions of these people in DR Congo and elsewhere betrays their commitment to pan Africanism and leaves a lot to be desired.

Published inthe book is as pertinent today as it was in the s and hte. In a way that is unfortunate, as I truly appreciate the alternate history it provides. Due to space constraints, I will only address parts four and five.