Bernard Magubane: 'analysing the colonial situation'

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dc.description.abstract Bernard Makhosezwe Magubane was a prominent academic and political activist who challenged the Eurocentric biases of sociology and anthropology. According to Magubane, in order to develop a full understanding of various social processes one has to "grasp the objective socio-economic historical process to which man is subject in society". Magubane went further by arguing that not enough work had been done by anthropologists to analyse the colonial situation from the African perspective, which gives attention to Africans' point of view of the situation imposed on them. To this must be added a failure to incorporate an analysis of one of the most important features of colonial history, "as opposed to its economics, its politics, its sociology, and its psychology", and that is "a history of the variety of African responses" to the colonial situation. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher BestRed en
dc.subject POLITICS en
dc.subject MAGUBANE en
dc.subject BERNARD en
dc.subject INTELLIGENTSIA en
dc.subject COLONIALISM en
dc.title Bernard Magubane: 'analysing the colonial situation' en
dc.type Chapter in Monograph en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.BudgetYear 2020/21 en
dc.ResearchGroup Developmental, Capable and Ethical State en
dc.SourceTitle The fabric of dissent: public intellectuals in South Africa en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Reddy, V. en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Bohler-Muller, N. en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Houston, G. en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Schoeman, M. en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Thuynsma , H. en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cape Town en
dc.ArchiveNumber 11811 en
dc.PageNumber 259-262 en
dc.outputnumber 10956 en
dc.bibliographictitle Houston, G. (2020) Bernard Magubane: 'analysing the colonial situation' . In: Reddy, V., Bohler-Muller, N., Houston, G., Schoeman, M. & Thuynsma , H. (eds).The fabric of dissent: public intellectuals in South Africa. Cape Town: BestRed. 259-262. en
dc.publicationyear 2020 en
dc.contributor.author1 Houston, G. en

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