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The darker nations

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`The Darker Nations’ traces the intellectual origins and the political history of the twentieth century attempt to knit together the world’s impoverished countries in opposition to the United States and Soviet spheres of influence in the decades following World War II. Spanning every continent of the global South, Vijay Prashad’s fascinating narrative takes us from the birth of postcolonial nations after World War II to the downfall and corruption of nationalist regimes. It includes vivid portraits of Third World giants like India’s Nehru, Egypt’s Nasser, and Indonesia’s Sukarno—as well as scores of extraordinary but now-forgotten intellectuals, artists, and freedom fighters. `The Darker Nations’ restores to memory the vibrant though flawed idea of the Third World, whose demise, Prashad ultimately argues, has produced a much impoverished international political arena.

Artikelnummer: 21673 Categorie: Tag:
Subtitel: A people's history of the Third World
Auteur: Prashad, Vijay
Jaar: 2006
ISBN: 1565847857
Pagina's: 384
Taal: English
Uitgever: The New Press
Uitgever stad: New York
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