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Africa is not a country : notes on a bright continent  Cover Image Book Book

Africa is not a country : notes on a bright continent / Dipo Faloyin.

Faloyin, Dipo, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393881530
  • ISBN: 0393881539
  • Physical Description: 380 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published in the United Kingdom by Harvill Secker, an imprint of Vintage, a part of Penguin Random House UK under the title Africa is not a country: breaking stereotypes of modern Africa."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-380).
Formatted Contents Note:
Lagos -- By the Power Vested in Me, I Now Pronounce You a Country -- The Birth of White Saviour Imagery or How Not to Be a White Saviour While Still Making a Difference -- The Story of Democracy in Seven Dictatorships -- There Is No Such Thing as an African Accent and Binyavanga Wainaina Is Still Right -- The Case of the Stolen Artefacts -- Jollof Wars: A Love Story -- What's Next?
Subject: National characteristics, African.
Africa > Foreign public opinion.
Africa > Politics and government > 21st century.
Africa > Social conditions > 21st century.
Africa > Social life and customs > 21st century.

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