The Open Sore of a Continent

The Open Sore of a Continent

Author: Wole Soyinka

Publisher: W.E.B. Du Bois Institute

ISBN: 0195119215

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 180

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Traces Nigeria's recent history and politics, chronicling its decline from post-colonial success to its current military dictatorship, and speculates on its future as a nation.
The Open Sore of a Continent
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Wole Soyinka
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: W.E.B. Du Bois Institute

Traces Nigeria's recent history and politics, chronicling its decline from post-colonial success to its current military dictatorship, and speculates on its future as a nation.
Of Africa
Language: en
Pages: 199
Authors: Wole Soyinka
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

The first African recipient of a Nobel Prize in Literature offers a thought-provoking analysis of Africa's current crises while making recommendations for cultural and political renewal, exploring the region's history as it relates to the histories of other nations and critically assessing Africa's stances on race and religious tolerance. 10,000
Literature Suppressed on Political Grounds
Language: en
Pages: 639
Authors: Nicholas J. Karolides, Margaret Bald
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-14 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Literature Suppressed on Religious Grounds, Revised Edition profiles the censorship of many such essential works of literature. The entries new to this edition include extensive coverage of the Harry Potter series, which has been frequently banned in the United States on the grounds that it promotes witchcraft, as well as
You Must Set Forth at Dawn
Language: en
Pages: 499
Authors: Wole Soyinka
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Random House Incorporated

A compelling memoir by Africa's first Nobel laureate for literature continues the story that began in his childhood autobiography Ake as Soyinka describes the adventures and mishaps of his adulthood, including his frequent exile from his homeland, his celebrated literary work, and his advocacy for political and human rights. 20,000
Climate of Fear
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Wole Soyinka
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-25 - Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks

In this new book developed from the prestigious Reith Lectures, Nobel Prize—winning author Wole Soyinka, a courageous advocate for human rights around the world, considers fear as the dominant theme in world politics. Decades ago, the idea of collective fear had a tangible face: the atom bomb. Today our shared