By Babacar M'Baye
This ebook examines the cosmopolitanism and anticolonialism that black intellectuals, corresponding to the African American W.E.B. Du Bois, the Caribbeans Marcus Garvey and George Padmore, and the Francophone West Africans (Kojo Touvalou-Houénou, Lamine Senghor, and Léopold Sédar Senghor) built throughout the global wars via combating for freedom, equality, and justice for Senegalese and different West African colonial squaddies (known as tirailleurs) who made huge, immense sacrifices to free up France from German oppression.
Focusing at the team spirit among this specific crew of African American, Caribbean, and Francophone West African intellectuals opposed to French colonialism, this booklet uncovers pivotal moments of black Anglophone and Francophone cosmopolitanism and strains them to released and archived writings produced among 1914 and the center of the 20th century.
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Black Cosmopolitanism and Anticolonialism: Pivotal Moments (Routledge Studies in Modern History) by Babacar M'Baye