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Pragmatism in the age of Jihad

the precolonial state of Bundu

by Michael Angelo Gomez

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boundou (Senegal)
    • Subjects:
    • Boundou (Senegal) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-240) and index.

      StatementMichael A. Gomez.
      SeriesAfrican studies series ;, 75
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT549.9.B68 G66 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1561891M
      ISBN 100521419409
      LC Control Number91043273

      About The Age of Jihad. From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East’s disintegration The Age of Jihad charts the turmoil of today’s Middle East and the devastating role the West has played in the region from to the present. Beginning with the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, Cockburn explores the vast geopolitical struggle that is. The recent revival of American pragmatism has, for the most part, been a retrieval wary of elision, involving a return not only to figures like George Herbert Mead, William James, Charles Sanders Peirce, and John Dewey, but to previously neglected pragmatists like W.E.B. Du Bois and Alain Locke, who placed the color line on the front line of democratic struggles.


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