Sub-subject: Ali Al'amin Mazrui (Historian, Kenya). Syllabus:
- The Kenyan Historian A. Mazrui
- His reflections on Africanity, Islam, and Christianity
Sample of the sub-subject: Ali Al'amin Mazrui (African historian)
Sub-Subject Description: A.A. Mazrui
The Kenyan historian Ali Al'amin Mazrui -A.A. Mazrui- (1933
- 2014) specialises in the History of Africa, African politics, the Islamic Civilisation and international relations between North and South. A.A. Mazrui has written more than twenty books.
A.A. Mazrui was the editor of Volume VIII (Africa since 1935.
The Independence of the African countries of the General History of Africa of the UNESCO.
- Place of birth of Ali Al'amin Mazrui: Mombasa (Kenya - East Africa)
- Religion: Muslim. His father was Chief Islamic Judge
- Ali Al'amin Mazrui refuses terrorism or violence related to Islamism
- For Ali Al'amin Mazrui democracy is not compatible with the Sharia law.
- Director of the Institute of Global Cultural Studies (Binghamton University, New York)
- Consultant (Head of States, research institutions...)
- Ali Al'amin Mazrui was critical of socialism and communism in Africa (Western import)
- A supporter of the African liberalism and the Triple Heritage (Africanity, Islam, and Christianity).
- B.A. (Manchester University) and Doctorate (Oxford University)
- Professor of Social Sciences (Makerere University, Kampala Uganda)
- Kwame Nkrumah (pan-Africanism) influenced Ali Al'amin Mazrui
The main topics of the work of A.A. Mazrui:
- African history
- African politics
- Islamic Civilisation
- North-South relations
Bibliography of Ali Al'amin Mazrui:
- Africans: A Triple Heritage
- Warrior Tradition in Modern Africa
- Nationalism and New States in Africa
- Africanity Redefined
- Political Values and the Educated Class in Africa
- Islam: Between Globalisation and Counterterrorism
- Swahili, State, and Society
- African Condition: A Political Diagnosis
- Content of Character: Ethical Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad
Ali Al'amin Mazrui belongs to the East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.