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Cinema and social change in West Africa

Onookome Okome

Cinema and social change in West Africa

by Onookome Okome

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Published by Nigerian Film Corporation in Jos .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- Africa, West.,
    • Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- Africa, West.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-193) and index.

      StatementOnookome Okome, Jonathan Haynes.
      ContributionsHaynes, Jonathan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.A35 O39 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 204 p. ;
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL760385M
      ISBN 109783129023
      LC Control Number97157112

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      SOCIOLOGIE POLITIQUE DE AFRIQUE NOIRE EISENS The Hebrew University Jerusalem Social Change and Modernization in African Societies South of the Sahara Social change in Africa has been studied from variety of points of view by different social science disciplines anthropology socio logy political science and economics The first impetus has come from anthropologists and they have quite Cited by: African cinema is film production in dates back to the early 20th century, when film reels were the primary cinematic technology in use. During the colonial era, African life was shown only by the work of white, colonial, Western filmmakers, who depicted blacks in a negative fashion, as exotic "others". There is no one single African cinema; there are differences between North.

      Buy Islam and Social Change in French West Africa: History of an Emancipatory Community (African Studies) 1 by Sean Hanretta (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. African Cinema, what it is, what challenges it encounters and possible ways forward “Modern societies have become information dependent and information driven. One of the challenges we face in this context is to avoid being overwhelmed by the powerful cultural imperialism that seeks to penetrate our societies through films, television, the.


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Genova's book is a useful contribution to the vast and growing field of African cinema." (Africa) "Cinema and Development in West Africa achieves the important task of reminding readers that the economic structures of neocolonialism possessed deep tendrils that broadly impacted postcolonial life and politics.

Moreover, it clarifies what the political stakes of African cinema were for colonists, Cited by: 5. Africa in Social Change on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Africa in Social ChangeManufacturer: Penguin, Harmondsworth. Cinema and Development in West Africa Book Description: James E.

Genova sees the construction of African identities and economic development as the major themes in the political literature and cultural production of the time. Abstract. The paper examines the struggle for decolonization in West Africa through the critical lense of the cinema industrial complex.

One of the pioneers of African cinema and also a leading anti-colonial cultural activist Paulin Soumanou Vieyra insisted that film should be regarded as a crucial terrain in the fight to end colonial rule as well as a central vehicle in the post-colonial Author: James Genova. Originally published inthis is an interdisciplinary study of rapid urban growth in West Africa.

Gugler and Flanagan explore first the history of the cities of the early West Africa empires then examine the implications of widespread urban unemployment and underemployment, the housing crisis and the emergence of metropolitan areas such as.

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page are missing in the original book. Access-restricted-item true Internet Archive Books. Scanned in : Originally published in as part of the Urbanization in Developing Countries series, this is an interdisciplinary study of rapid urban growth in West Africa. Gugler and Flanagan first explore the history of the cities of the early West African empires and they draw on the work of social anthropologists and sociologists, as well as demographers, economists, geographers, historians Reviews: 1.

In contrast to depictions that emphasize the importance of international networks and anti-modern reaction in twentieth-century Islamic reform, this book claims that, in West Africa, such movements were driven by local forces and constituted only the most recent round in a set of centuries-old debates about the best way for pious people to confront social injustice.

“This is an authoritative book on the history of filmmaking in colonial and postcolonial Francophone West Africa. It is a detailed historical analysis of the politics, aesthetics, and economics of cinema emphasizing the critical role of French colonial administrators, African film pioneers, and the custodians of West Africa's postcolonial states.”.

West and the rest of the world, we get a much better view of the way in which different cultures interact with and influence one another.

Cultural influence is not simply a one- way street with the West influencing the rest.6 Africa and the West are not mutuallyFile Size: 1MB. 3 See Cinema and Social Change in West Africa. Specific reference should be made to the chapter, “The Character of Popular Indigenous Cinema in Nigeria,” which was first published in the journal Ufahamu based at the University of California.

Exploring the history and religious community of a group of Muslim Sufi mystics who came largely from socially marginal backgrounds in colonial French West Africa, this study shows the relationship between religious, social, and economic change in the region. It highlights the role that intellectuals - including not only elite men, but also women, slaves, and the poor - played in shaping.

John Henry Hanson, Indiana University "Islam and Social Change in French West Africa is a significant contribution to African history. It manages to integrate, in a coherent argument, the history of Islamic religious practice and of social marginality/5(2).

Introduction: cinema as art and industry -- The cinema industrial complex in French West Africa to the s -- The colonialist regime of representation, -- West African anticolonial film politics, ss -- The postcolonial African regime of representation -- The West African cinema industrial complex, ss -- postscript: Francophone West African cinema to the present.

"Islam and Social Change in French West Africa is a significant contribution to African history. It manages to integrate, in a coherent argument, the history of Islamic religious practice and of social marginality.

Hanretta reflects with great intelligence on the Cited by:   The BBC's southern Africa correspondent Karen Allen looks at the areas in which Africa can expect big social change this year, some of which. authorities i n West-Africa, th discussio of cinema development follows the colonial practice which Britain and France instituted upon the subcontinent.

Thes e policy options hav e had telling impact on the development of the cinema industry in West-Africa. The French system of indirect rule has telling effects on the development o f the cinema.Buy African-published books online here for immediate shipping worldwide.

Your one-stop shop for African books, African writers and African scholarship. African Books Collective is a non profit distribution collective owned by publishers on the continent.The Scramble for Africa in the 19 th century erased the previous African society by forcing the native people to blend in with the European way of life.

[2] On the surface, merely looking at facts and statistics, one can immediately see the obvious deterioration of African societies.