Africa's "agitators": Militant Anti-colonialism in Africa and the West, 1918-1939

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Columbia University Press, 2008 - History - 483 pages
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Recounts the opposition to British and French rule practiced by Africans living on the continent and by European anticolonialists and members of Black Diaspora. This book covers campaigns waged by an early incarnation of African National Congress and other groups in South Africa who fought against legal and other aspects of white minority rule.

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'This is an impressive and scholarly synthesis of a huge amount of historical data that succeeds in presenting a strong narrative of African agitation against colonial rule at the height of European ... Read full review

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Jonathan Derrick is a freelance editor and scholar who earned a degree in history from Magdalen College, University of Oxford, and for twenty years served on the editorial staff of West Africa Magazine. He has published several scholarly articles on African history and, with Ralph Austen, is the coauthor of Middlemen of the Cameroons River: The Duala and Their Hinterland, c.1600-c.1960.

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