reviewed by David Scanlon
African Nationalism is an angry book. The pages ring with the author's accusations of the injustices and indignities suffered by the African. In the newly independent areas the accusations are of past treatment, but the scars remain and will not be easily forgotten. In other areas of Africa, i.e., South Africa, the past remains the present. Examples of economic exploitation and racial discrimination are cited in every chapter, whatever the main topic discussed.
The author warns the reader that the current wave of African nationalism is universal throughout the continent. He begs the West to understand the problems Africans face today. He warns that despite traditional close association of Africans with the West, Africans will be forced to look elsewhere if the West does not help in the solving of political and economic problems.
There are few books written on African nationalism by Africans. African Nationalism should have a wide reading among... (preview truncated at 150 words.)
Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 1, 1960, p. 94-94
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