SORAC JAS Volume 3 – Internalist vs. Externalist Approaches to African History & Cultures

SORAC Journal of African Studies

SORAC JAS - Volume 3

SORAC JAS - Volume 3

Guest Editors
Daniel M. Mengara
FALL 2005 – VOLUME 3

ISSN 1542-1848

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Internalist vs. Externalist
Approaches to African History & Cultures

Volume 3, Fall 2005

Guest Editor

Daniel M. Mengara
Montclair State University


Introduction – On Internalism vs. Externalism:  Rationale and Framework
Daniel M. Mengara, Montclair State University…… i

Ghana, English, Cultural Alienation: A Multicultural Perspective
John Teye, Delaware State University……. 1

Language and Ambivalence in Achebe’s No Longer at Ease
Thomas J. Lynn, Penn State Berks-Lehigh Valley College….. 17

Autobiographical Accounts of Kenyan-German Marriages: Internalist Interpretations of the Situation of Women?
Nina Berman, The Ohio State University…… 32

The Elite Class and the Underdevelopment of Africa: A Case Study of Nigeria
Adebayo A. Lawal, University of Lagos, Nigeria……. 52

The Dialectic of Internal and External Contradictions in Ngugi Wa Thiong’o’s Weep Not Child
Raphael Comprone, St. Paul’s College……. 64

A Historical Novel’s Presentation of the Fall of the Ashanti Empire and Some Solutions for African Problems: An Analysis of The Healers
Tsegaye Wodajo, Bronx Community College (CUNY)…….. 73

Ama Ata Aidoo’s Our Sister Killjoy: (He)art-to-Heart for a Humanistic Squint
Jeanne-Sarah de Larquier, Central Michigan University……… 82

Notions of Post-Colonial Need: A Study of Aminata Sow Fall’s The Beggars’ Strike
Shirin E. Edwin, Vanderbilt University……. 94

General Information…… 105

Subscription Information.…… 107


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