ISBN 9789956552467
Pages 160
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2022
Publisher Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon
Format Paperback

Dissent: The Highest Stage of Patriotism

by Peter W. Vakunta

Dissent: The Highest Stage of Patriotism is a treatise on dissent as the acme of love for one's fatherland. Arguing against the grain, the author avoids smug patriotism; that which manages to make everything about the homeland flawless and beautiful. It is the author's conviction that the greatness of a nation resides not in citizens' blind sycophancy, but rather in their willingness to call into question dereliction of duty by political leadership. The goal of this book is to educate global citizens on the quintessence of political vigilance.

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"In Dissent: The Highest Stage of Patriotism, Dr. Peter Vakunta stirs the hornet's nest and calls a spade a spade, regardless of whose horse is gored. Students and professors of political science would find this book a welcome addition to their prized reads."

Dr. Peter Ajongwa Ngwafu, Professor of Public Administration and Political Science, Albany State University, Leesburg, Georgia, USA

About the Author

Peter W. Vakunta

Dr. Peter Wuteh Vakunta is a native of Bamunka-Ndop in the Northwest Region of the Republic of Cameroon. His education is global. Peter studied in Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa, France and the United States of America. His research interests are cross-disciplinary and straddle the worlds of Francophonie and the Commonwealth. Peter is a prolific writer with over fifteen works on literary theory and fiction under his belt. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages at the University of Indianapolis in the United States of America.