Read e-book online African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplines PDF

By Gloria Emeagwali, George J. Sefa Dei

ISBN-10: 9462097682

ISBN-13: 9789462097681

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ISBN-13: 9789462097698

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ISBN-13: 9789462097704

This article explores the multidisciplinary context of African Indigenous wisdom platforms from students and student activists dedicated to the interrogation, creation, articulation, dissemination and common improvement of endogenous and indigenous modes of highbrow task and praxis. The paintings reinforces the call for for the decolonization of the academy and makes the case for a paradigmatic shift in content material, subject material and curriculum in associations in Africa and somewhere else - in order to hard and rejecting disinformation and highbrow servitude. Indigenous highbrow discourses concerning assorted disciplines take heart level during this quantity with a spotlight on schooling, arithmetic, medication, chemistry and engineering of their old and modern context.

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Emeagwali & G. J. S. ), African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplines, 35–43. © 2014 Sense Publishers. All rights reserved. ”2 Yet cultivation of crops is a continuing reality in the area. Here and there, inselbergs and other rock-masses could be seen today, in Yil Ngas, astride outcrops, hills and hillocks which are in turn either perching atop mountain ranges or scattered on the valleys and the vast downlands extending from the foothills; the very ground itself is strewn with sandstones, gravels, plutons, mica, feldspars, granites and so on.

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