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African Literature in Defence of History. Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe. Dakar, Senegal: African Renaissance, 2001. 200 pp. ISBN 1-903625-10-6.

Ginette Curry


African Literature in Defence of History by Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe is an elaborate interdisciplinary study and a critical appraisal of African history illustrated and validated by Chinua Achebe’s African-centered literary contributions to African literature, history and politics. His book is divided into five parts. Each chapter’s title reflects the cyclical nature of African history.

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West Africa Review. ISSN: 1525-4488 (online).
Editors: Adeleke Adeeko, Nkiru Nzegwu, and Olufemi Taiwo.

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