The political thought of African independence : an anthology of sources

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Full title: The political thought of African independence : an anthology of sources / edited by Gregory R. Smulewicz-Zucker with the assistance of Chelsea Schields.
Other authors: Smulewicz-Zucker, Gregory R., 1983- (Editor)
Schields, Chelsea, (Editor)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Part One: Early visions of independence
  • Introduction
  • Samuel Crowther
  • Letter to the secretaries of the Church Missionary Society, 1841
  • James Africanus Horton
  • Advice to the rising generation in West Africa, 1868
  • The Fante Confederation Constitution, 1871
  • Edward Blyden
  • The origin and purpose of colonization, 1881
  • W.E.B. Du Bois
  • To the nations of the world, 1900
  • Mojola Agbebi
  • The West African problem, 1911
  • J.E. Casely Hayford
  • Race emancipation
  • particular considerations: African nationality, 1911
  • Marcus Garvey
  • If you believe the Negro has a soul, 1921
  • Part Two: Paths to independence
  • Introduction
  • The fifth Pan-African Congress
  • Resolutions, 1945
  • Jomo Kenyatta
  • Speech at the Kenya African Union, 1952
  • George Padmore
  • Communism and Black nationalism, 1956
  • Felix Houphouet-Boigny
  • French Africa and the French Union, 1957
  • Charles de Gaulle
  • The Franco-African community, 1958
  • The All-African People's Conference
  • Resolution on imperialism and colonialism, 1958
  • Bibi Titi Mohammed
  • "Travel for TANU": interview, 1958
  • Sekou Toure
  • The political leader considered as the representative of a culture, 1959
  • Gamal Abdel Nasser
  • The philosophy of the revolution, 1959
  • Harold Macmillan
  • Wind of change, 1960
  • Henrik Verwoerd
  • Response to Macmillan
  • Patrice Lumumba
  • Two speeches, 1960
  • The United Nations
  • Declaration on Granting Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, 1960
  • K.A. Busia
  • The challenge of nationalism, 1962
  • Part Three: Independence struggles
  • Introduction
  • Karari Njama
  • Reflections on the Mau Mau oath, 1952
  • Albert Luthuli
  • The road to freedom is via the cross, 1952
  • The Algerian National Liberation Front
  • Proclamation of the FLN, 1954
  • The Federation of South African Women
  • The Women's charter, 1954
  • The South African Congress of the People
  • The Freedom Charter, 1955
  • The People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola, 1956
  • Ndabaningi Sithole
  • White supremacy and African nationalism, 1959
  • Nelson Mandela
  • I am prepared to die, 1964
  • Ian Smith
  • Announcement of unilateral declaration of independence, 1965
  • Harold Wilson
  • Position of the British government on the unilateral declaration of independence by Rhodesia, 1965
  • Amilcar Cabral
  • The weapon of theory, 1966
  • Andimba Toivo ya Toivo
  • Freedom for Namibia, 1968
  • Emeka Ojukwu
  • The Ahiara Declaration, 1969
  • Eduardo Mondlane
  • The struggle for independence in Mozambique, 1969
  • Part Four: Legitimating independence
  • Introduction
  • Kwame Nkrumah
  • I speak of freedom, 1961
  • Tom Mboya
  • Tensions in African development, 1961
  • Kabaka Mutesa II
  • Decision to co-operate with Uganda, 1961
  • Sir Ahmadu Bello
  • Regional government, 1962
  • Julius Nyerere
  • Ujamaa: the basis of African socialism, 1962
  • Organization of African Unity
  • Founding charter, 1963
  • Haile Selassie I
  • A call to African leaders, 1963
  • Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
  • Addis Ababa, 1963
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe
  • Tribalism: a pragmatic instrument for national unity, 1964
  • Jomo Kenyatta
  • A one party system, 1964
  • Leopold Sedar Senghor
  • African socialist humanism, 1964
  • Kwame Nkrumah
  • Consciencism, 1964
  • Kanyama Chiume and ex-Malawian ministers
  • Appeal to the U.N. and O.A.U
  • J.B. Danquah
  • Letter from prison to Kwame Nkrumah, 1964
  • Vera Chirwa
  • Origins of the cabinet crisis, 1964
  • Obafemi Awolowo
  • Thoughts on Nigerian constitution, 1966
  • Kenneth Kaunda
  • African development and foreign aid, 1966
  • The Tanganyika African National Union
  • The Arusha Declaration: on the policy of self-reliance in Tanzania, 1967.