This book shows how cosmopolitan Christian converts and east African patriots struggled to define political community in the mid-twentieth century. Derek Peterson traces the history of the East African Revival, an evangelical movement that challenged patriots' effort to root people in place as inheritors of a cultural heritage.For Gusdorf, the appearance of autobiographical writing heralded the dawning of a new era of self-conscious individualism, a project realized primarily in modern Europe. Gusdorfa#39;s essay shaped the scholarship on autobiography in at leastanbsp;...
|Title||:||Ethnic Patriotism and the East African Revival|
|Author||:||Derek R. Peterson|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2012-09-24|