Olúfémi Táíwò's Africa Must Be Modern: A Manifesto PDF

By Olúfémi Táíwò

ISBN-10: 0253012724

ISBN-13: 9780253012722

ISBN-10: 0253012759

ISBN-13: 9780253012753

In a forthright and uncompromising demeanour, Olúfémi Táíwò explores Africa’s hostility towards modernity and the way that hostility has impeded financial improvement and social and political transformation. What has to alter for Africa so that it will reply to the demanding situations of modernity and globalization? Táíwò insists that Africa can renew itself in basic terms by means of absolutely enticing with democracy and capitalism and through mining its untapped highbrow assets. whereas many would possibly not consider Táíwò’s positions, they are going to be not able to disregard what he says. it is a daring exhortation for Africa to return into the twenty first century.

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