By Babacar M'Baye
This booklet examines the cosmopolitanism and anticolonialism that black intellectuals, similar to the African American W.E.B. Du Bois, the Caribbeans Marcus Garvey and George Padmore, and the Francophone West Africans (Kojo Touvalou-Houénou, Lamine Senghor, and Léopold Sédar Senghor) constructed throughout the global wars via battling for freedom, equality, and justice for Senegalese and different West African colonial infantrymen (known as tirailleurs) who made huge, immense sacrifices to free up France from German oppression.
Focusing at the harmony among this designated crew of African American, Caribbean, and Francophone West African intellectuals opposed to French colonialism, this booklet uncovers pivotal moments of black Anglophone and Francophone cosmopolitanism and strains them to released and archived writings produced among 1914 and the center of the 20 th century.
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Black Cosmopolitanism and Anticolonialism: Pivotal Moments (Routledge Studies in Modern History) by Babacar M'Baye