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Patrick Chabal

Patrick Chabal

Patrick Chabal
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Intro Africanist
Was Africanist
From United Kingdom
Field Social science
Gender male
Birth 29 April 1951
Death 16 January 2014 (aged 62 years)
Star sign Taurus
Harvard University
Columbia University
Patrick Chabal
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Patrick Chabal (29 April 1951 – 16 January 2014) was a leading Africanist of the late 20th and early 21st century. He had a long career in academics. Patrick Chabal's latest position was Chair in African History & Politics at King's College London. He published numerous books, book chapters and articles about Africa. He was one of the founders of AEGIS (Africa-Europe Group for Interdisciplinary Studies) and was a board member for many years.

Major publications

  • Amílcar Cabral. Revolutionary leadership and people's war (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1983)
  • with Jean-Pascal Daloz: Africa Works: disorder as political instrument (Oxford, Currey, 1999)
    • with Jean-Pascal Daloz: Culture Troubles: politics and the interpretation of meaning (London, Hurst, 2006)
  • with Ulf Engel & Leo de Haan (eds): African Alternatives (2007)
  • Africa: the politics of suffering and smiling (2009)
  • The end of Conceit: Western rationality after postcolonialism (2012)
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 28 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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