African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplines

  • Gloria Emeagwali
  • George J. Sefa Dei

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. M. Z. Zaruwa, J. T. Barminas, R. O. Apampa
    Pages 19-21
  3. M. Z. Zaruwa, N. U. Ibok, I. U. Ibok
    Pages 23-28
  4. M. Z. Zaruwa, Z. E. Kwaghe
    Pages 29-33
  5. Sarfo K. Nimoh
    Pages 83-93
  6. Paul Obiokor
    Pages 99-111
  7. E. Fredua-kwarteng, F. Ahia
    Pages 131-164
  8. George J. Sefa Dei
    Pages 165-180

About this book


This text explores the multidisciplinary context of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems from scholars and scholar activists committed to the interrogation, production, articulation, dissemination and general development of endogenous and indigenous modes of intellectual activity and praxis. The work reinforces the demand for the decolonization of the academy and makes the case for a paradigmatic shift in content, subject matter and curriculum in institutions in Africa and elsewhere – with a view to challenging and rejecting disinformation and intellectual servitude. Indigenous intellectual discourses related to diverse disciplines take center stage in this volume with a focus on education, mathematics, medicine, chemistry and engineering in their historical and contemporary context.


African Science and Technology Africanist research indigenous knowledge indigenous methodologies multidisciplinary research and Africa

Editors and affiliations

  • Gloria Emeagwali
    • 1
  • George J. Sefa Dei
    • 2
  1. 1.Central Connecticut State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.University of TorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information SensePublishers-Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2014
  • Publisher Name SensePublishers, Rotterdam
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Online ISBN 978-94-6209-770-4
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