Beyond The Black Atlantic: Relocating Modernization and by W. Gobel

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Fanon, ‘Racism and Culture’, in Toward the African Revolution, New York: Grove Press, 1967, and Unity and Struggle, London: Hutchinson, 1980. A. ) Indigenous Knowledge and the Integration of Knowledge Systems: Towards a Philosophy of Articulation, Claremont, South Africa: New Africa Books, 2002. , 23–38, p. 23. This recuperation does not vindicate the practice of some prominent South African politicians in office who insist on the efficacy of patently ineffectual traditional remedies in the treatment of Aids and other diseases.

Footnote 5, pp. 86–7. , p. 68. , p. 84. 32 F. Jameson, ‘On Magic Realism in Film’, Critical Inquiry 12, Winter 1986, The presence of the past 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 27 301–25. In the Conclusion to Postmodernism or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, London: Verso, 1991, Jameson argued that modernism itself must be seen as ‘uniquely corresponding to an uneven moment of social development’, where there is a ‘peculiar overlap’ of future and past and where there is ‘the resistance of archaic feudal structures to irresistible modernizing tendencies’ (pp.

3 Masilela suggests that black South Africans and African-Americans share 30 Negotiating African modernities the same cultural temporality; black America’s function is accordingly to help black South Africa accelerate its evolutionary progress up this ladder of modernity. 4 The prospect of 1930s black South Africans being able to chart and negotiate a modernity that was predicated on their total disempowerment is remote. And this remoteness also suggests a limit to the commensurability between the black populations of the two countries.

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