Title

Africa, Race, and Culture in the Narratives of W. E. B. Du Bois

Publication Title

Philosophia Africana

Publication Date

8-2004

Document Type

Article

Keywords

Africa, race, culture, W. E. B. Du Bois

Disciplines

African American Studies | African Languages and Societies | American Literature

Abstract

Explores how author W. E. Burghardt Du Bois represented Africa in terms that suggest the post-colonial and modern dilemmas of the independent African nations that he visited. Impact of imperialism and colonialism on the African nations; Attraction, romance and rejection toward the continent; Relations between African American intellectuals and Africa; Politicization of African identity.


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