ISBN 9789956550272
Pages 378
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2018
Publisher Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon
Format Paperback

Decolonising Colonial Education

Doing Away with Relics and Toxicity Embedded in the Racist Dominant Grand Narrative

by Nkwazi Nkuzi Mhango

This book on decolonising education chastises, heartens and invites academics to seriously commence academic and intellectual manumission by challenging the current toxic episteme – the Western dominant Grand Narrative that embeds, espouses and superimposes itself on others. It exhorts African scholars in particular to unite and address the bequests of colonialism and its toxic episteme by confronting the internalised fabrications, hegemonic dominance, lies and myths that have caused many conflicts in world history. Such a toxic episteme founded on problematic experiments, theories and praxis has tended to license unsubstantiated views and stereotypes of others as intellectually impotent, moribund and of inferior humanity. The book invites academics and intellectuals to commit to a healthy dialogue among the world’s competing traditions of knowing and knowledge production to produce a truly accommodating and inclusive grand narrative informed by a recognition of a common and shared humanity.

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About the Author

Nkwazi Nkuzi Mhango

Mhango is the author of Saa ya Ukombozi, Nyuma ya Pazia, Souls on Sale, Born with Voice, Africa Reunite or Perish, Psalm of the Oppressed, Perpetual Search, Africa’s Best and Worst President: How Neocolonialism and Imperialism Maintained Venal Rules in Africa and ‘Is It Global War on Terrorism’ or Global War over Terra Africana?: The Ruse Imperial Powers Use to Occupy Africa Militarily for Economic Gains, How Africa Developed Europe: Deconstructing the His-story of Africa, Excavating Untold Truth and What Ought to Be Done and Known, Africa’s Dependency Syndrome: Can Africa Still Turn Things around for the Better?, Our Heritage, Family Friend of Animal and Matembezi Mbugani (Children’s book co-authored with his wife Nesaa).

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