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Chan, Stephen (2018) 'The Problematic Non-Western Cosmopolitanism in Africa Today: Grappling With a Modernity outside History.' Human Affairs: Postdisciplinary Humanities and Social Sciences Quarterly, 28 (4). pp. 351-366.

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The question, ‘can Africa deal with a postcoloniality without reference to the colonising metropole?’ neglects that Africa must deal with many powers that were not colonisers. Dealing with China requires a relationship outside the period of formal colonial rule, and requires a new cosmopolitanism that can be difficult, yet vibrant.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: China; Africa; New World Outlooks
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Politics & International Studies
ISSN: 12103055
Copyright Statement: © 2018 Institute for Research in Social Communication, Slovak Academy of Sciences. This is the published version of record. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
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Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2018 11:25

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