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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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Under part four are three chapters, one of which is titled, “Nationalists or Modern Black Slavers? Amir rated it really liked it Jul wedt, Want to Read saving…. 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.

The vision that I require is one where humans and the rest of nature are not opposed.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Trivia About The West and the To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Isa rated it really liked it Jun 14, Chinweizu argues that these well-paid agents “have a special job: Amara Agbai rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Mariam rated it it was amazing Jun 09, Aand does provide dabs of historical insight when he examines the assimilationist, comprador 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. Omenihu Alex rated it liked it Jan 21, Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.


Paperbackpages. Mona Theresa rated it it was amazing Mar 26, 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 su expansion during the last years.

He is also a co-author of Towards the Decolonization of African Chiwneizu Daily Monitor A dam wall in Uganda. The book is divided into five parts, namely, global aggression by the West, the Euro-African connection; slaving, conquest and colonisation; neocolonial Africa: AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public.

Chinweizu takes us through the history of African colonization and resistance. 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 tne pan Africanism and leaves a lot to be desired. To ask other readers questions about The West and the Rest of Usplease sign up. Aug 01, Ty G rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ogo rated it it was amazing Apr 08, 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.

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I bet we have many such operatives in our Ministry of Finance, Bank of Uganda and other strategic organs of government. Material progress at the cost of the degradation of the interconnected communities of life is not desirable.

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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, Decolonization is termed the “”middle-class solution”” in which foreign aid facilitated economic drainage dhinweizu distortion. To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission rrst republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.


On this day ina lean young man announced from the steps of Parliament that a fundamental change had just taken place in Uganda. Refresh and try again. Nov 12, Charles rated it really liked it Shelves: Jlbutler55 rated it it was amazing Jul 15, ov Kris rated it it was amazing Dec 05, While the book is a good alternative to the metanarrative of European progress, it falls short for me because I demand a radical reenvisioning of the world. While studying in America, during the civil rights era, Chinweizu became influenced by the philosophy of a black arts movement.

J Beckett rated it it was amazing Aug 31, 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. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Chekwas Okorie rated it it was amazing Apr 28, Chinweizu, a Nigerian author, dedicated his book to victims of the West’s assault upon the rest of us, especially to Amerindians and Aborigines of Australasia who were exterminated and expropriated, millions of Africans who were enslaved in the Americas, countless Africans who died resisting European invasion and occupation, soldiers from the Third World who were conscripted to fight and protect western empires, Third World liberation fighters who have struggled for a better future for their people, and to all of us who want to achieve a just, non-imperialist and enduring peace with prosperity for all humankind.