The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers, and the African Elite. Front Cover. Chinweizu. Random House, – History – pages. Book reviews: The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Exile By CHINWEIZU (New York, Random House, ). pp. Who will lead this mobilization against the Western exploiters remains a moot point; tepidly, Chinweizu credits Sekou Toure of Guinea with an.

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The West and the Rest of Us: White Predators, Black Slavers and the African Elite

Amir rated it really liked it Jul 16, Open Preview See a Problem? Mariam rated it it was amazing Jun 09, J Beckett rated it it was amazing Aug 31, This book, as so many, fails to address that concern. Gerardo rated it really liked it Sep 22, AllAfrica is a weet of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public.

Chinweizu’s work is a damning and scathing attack on Africa’s political and ruling elites who love to imitate the West, including copying bad ideas like wholesale liberalisation and privatisation of key sectors of the economy such as, energy and water, which should be a preserve of the public sector.

To address comments or complaints, please Contact us. Ktsfx rated it it was amazing Oct 11, These Bretton Woods institutions often recruit local agents and use them to push their reactionary agenda in African countries.

The consistency of European aggression to gain power which is the control of people tye all 9 activities of life ideological core of the culture the seed of the culture that continues it to develop can be understood as one thing.

It is amazing and telling how the revolutionary language of the s has now been replaced by aggressive language and especially the culture of eating deception, corruption, impunity and what socialist intellectual Samir Amin calls accumulation on a grand scale. Gerji Tongshinen rated it liked it Mar 17, He is also a co-author of Towards the Decolonization of African Chijweizu Mona Theresa rated it it was amazing Mar 26, See What Everyone is Watching.


Chinweizu is an institutionally unaffiliated Afrocentric scholar. In a way that is unfortunate, as I truly appreciate the alternate history it provides.

I am leaving the book after pages, however, because it seems to me to be, despite its positive qualities, too informed by materialist and patriarchal worldviews. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

Read the original article on Monitor. Pan Africanism which predates independence, inspired the struggle for self-determination and continues to be a major preoccupation of the African elite.

He is also a co-author of Towards the Decolonization of African Chinweizu is an institutionally unaffiliated Afrocentric scholar.

Omenihu Alex rated it liked it Jan 21, In Uganda, some pseudo pan Africanists have adopted pan Africanism as their political party ideology, but the actions of these people in DR Congo and elsewhere betrays their commitment to pan Africanism anr leaves a lot to be desired. Corey rated it really liked it Aug 14, Chekwas Okorie rated it it was amazing Apr 28, We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons.

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Chinweizu takes us through the history of African colonization and resistance. Amara Agbai rated it it was amazing Jul 06, Trivia About The West and the Chinweizu, a Nigerian author, dedicated his book to victims of the West’s assault upon the rest of us, especially to Amerindians and Aborigines of Australasia who were exterminated and expropriated, millions of Africans who were enslaved in the Americas, countless Africans who died resisting European invasion and occupation, soldiers from the Third World who were conscripted to fight and protect western empires, Third World liberation fighters who have struggled for a better future for their people, and to all of us who want to achieve a just, non-imperialist and enduring peace with prosperity for all humankind.


Chinweizu’s own advocacy of a traditionalist cultural revival scarcely sounds like expansive freedom for the African population, but his polemics against the “”glorified slaves”” of the new middle class are dhinweizu to peg the book as forward-moving. Nov 12, Charles rated it really liked it Shelves: I don’t think I’ll finish this book. The book looks toward a “”gigantic reconstruction of [Africa’s] society “”to build black power in the African restt.

Emmillia Samanyanga rated it did not like it Apr 12, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Due to space constraints, I will only address parts four and five. The vision that I require is one where humans teh the rest of nature are not opposed. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Elo Onyia rated it it was amazing Feb 04, Adamu Kasim rated it it was ok Jun 23, I’ve done enough reading of similar materials to know that this book, excellent though it may be, cannot address my needs. Kris rated it it was amazing Dec 05, Sethabile rated it really liked it Dec 05, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To ask other readers questions about The West and the Rest of Usplease sign up.