Mazrui, Ali A(l'Amin)
MAZRUI, Ali A(l'Amin)
MAZRUI, Ali A(l'Amin). Kenyan, b. 1933. Genres: Novels, History, International relations/Current affairs, Politics/Government, Race relations. Career: Lecturer, 1963-65, Professor and Head of Political Science Dept., 1965-69, and Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences, 1967-73, Makere University, Kampala, Uganda; Research Professor, University of Jos, Nigeria, 1981-86; Director of Center for Afroamerican and African Studies 1979-81, Professor of Political Science, 1973-89, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 1986-92, Allbert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities, 1989-, Director, Institute of Global Cultural Studies, State University of New York, Binghamton. Recipient: Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, 1960-61; Rockefeller Foundation Grant, 1965-66; National Unity Book Prize, Northwestern University, 1969. Publications: Towards a Pax Africana: A Study of Ideology and Ambition, 1967; The Anglo-African Commonwealth, 1967; On Heroes and Uhuru Worship, 1967; Ancient Greece in African Political Thought, 1967; Violence and Thought: Essays on Social Tensions in Black Africa, 1970; The Trial of Christopher Okigbo (novel), 1971; Cultural Engineering and Nation Building in East Africa, 1972; World Culture and Black Experience, 1974; The Political Sociology of the English Language: An African Perspective, 1975; Soldiers and Kinsmen in Uganda: The Making of a Military Ethnocracy, 1975; A World Federation of Cultures: An African Perspective, 1976; Africa's International Relations: The Diplomacy of Dependency and Change, 1977; Political Values and the Educated Class in Africa, 1978; The Barrel of the Gun and the Barrel of Oil in the North-South Equation, 1978; Sex in Politics and Modern History, 1979; The African Condition: A Political Analysis, 1980; The Moving Cultural Frontier of World Order: From Monotheism to North-South Relations, 1982; (co-author) Nationalism and New States in Africa: From about 1935 to the Present, 1984; The Africans: A Triple Heritage, 1986; The Culture of World Politics: North-South Relations in Global Perspective, 1988; Cultural Forces in World Politics, 1990; (with A.M. Mazuri) The Political Culture of Language, 1996; (with A.M. Mazuri) The Power of Babel, 1998. EDITOR: (with R.I. Rotberg) Protests and Power in Black Africa, 1970; (with H.H. Patel) Africa in World Affairs: The Next Thirty Years, 1973; The Warrior Tradition in Modern Africa, 1977; (with T. Kleban) The Africans: A Reader, 1986; Africa since 1935: Vol. VIII of UNESCO General History of Africa, 1993. Address: Institute of Global Cultural Studies, SUNY at Binghamton, PO Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000, U.S.A.