The Igbo Intellectual Tradition

Creative Conflict in African and African Diasporic Thought

  • Gloria Chuku

About this book


In this groundbreaking collection, leading historians, Africanists, and other scholars document the life and work of twelve Igbo intellectuals who, educated within European traditions, came to terms with the dominance of European thought while making significant contributions to African intellectual traditions.


Africa African culture Europe foundation historiography knowledge Nigeria tradition women

Editors and affiliations

  • Gloria Chuku
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MarylandBaltimore CountyUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45691-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31129-0
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