TITLE

Chapter 10: Islam and Afrocentricity: The Triple Heritage School

AUTHOR(S)
Mazrui, Ali A.; Hawley, John C.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Postcolonial Crescent: Islam's Impact on Contemporary Literature;1998, p169
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 10 of the book "The Postcolonial Crescent: Islam's Impact on Contemporary Literature" is presented. It focuses on the perception of political writers Edward Wilmot Blyden, Kwame Nkrumah and Ali A. Mazrui on the civilizations Africa, Islam and the West. The thinkers have combined Afrocentricity with a sympathetic response to Islam. Blyden was an African American pioneer in Islamophile Afrocentricity. Mazrui as a Muslim believes that Islam is the right religion for himself.
ACCESSION #
19337391

 

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