No. of Mentions: 5
Year of publication: 1971 (Tanzania Publishing House); 1972 (Bogle-L’Ouverture Publications)
Author Birthplace: Guyana
Residence: Jamaica; UK; Tanzania; Guyana
Summary: Rodney wrote this during his time in Dar es Salaam, during the presidency of Julius Nyerere. He charges Europe with the role of extractor from the African continent, directly responsible therefore, in the past and present, for its stunted development.