The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World
The New Press, 2008 - 364 oldal
Here, from a brilliant young writer, is a paradigm-shifting history of both a utopian concept and global movementâ€”the idea of the Third World. The Darker Nations traces the intellectual origins and the political history of the twentieth century attempt to knit together the worldâ€™s impoverished countries in opposition to the United States and Soviet spheres of influence in the decades following World War II.
Spanning every continent of the global South, Vijay Prashadâ€™s fascinating narrative takes us from the birth of postcolonial nations after World War II to the downfall and corruption of nationalist regimes. A breakthrough book of cutting-edge scholarship, it includes vivid portraits of Third World giants like Indiaâ€™s Nehru, Egyptâ€™s Nasser, and Indonesiaâ€™s Sukarnoâ€”as well as scores of extraordinary but now-forgotten intellectuals, artists, and freedom fighters. The Darker Nations restores to memory the vibrant though flawed idea of the Third World, whose demise, Prashad ultimately argues, has produced a much impoverished international political arena.
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Prashad (international studies, Trinity Coll., CT; The Karma of Brown Folk) here surveys the Third World both as a concept and a global movement after World War II across 18 countries. As a movement ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
Review: The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third WorldFelhasználói ismertető - Tram Nguyen - Goodreads
Inspiring, and very educational. Makes you wonder what an anti-capitalism movement would be today. Teljes értékelés elolvasása
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