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The life and times of a Cameroonian icon : tribute to Lapiro De Mbanga Ngata man

Peter Wuteh Vakunta author.

2014

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  • Title:
    The life and times of a Cameroonian icon : tribute to Lapiro De Mbanga Ngata man
  • Author: Peter Wuteh Vakunta author.
  • Description: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgement; Preface; Chapter 1 - Theorizing Orality and Human Rights in Cameroon and Africa; Chapter 2 - Lapiro parle: Entretien avec le Professeur Vakunta; Chapter 3 - Entertaining Political Dissent in Cameroon; Chapter 4 - Lapiroisms: Language of Resistance in Cameroonian Music; Chapter 5 - Anti-establishment Lyrics of Lapiro, Valsero, and Elwood; Chapter 6 - Fictionalizing the Rebel Art of Lapiro de Mbanga; Chapter 7 - Eulogies and Obituaries for the fallen Hero; Chapter 8 - Epilogue: Carton rouge de Lapiro à Paul Biya
    Works citedIndex; Back cover
    This book is the celebration of one man's vendetta against a cancerous regime that thrives on the rape of democracy and human rights abuses. Lapiro de Mbanga, born Lambo Sandjo Pierre Roger on April 7, 1957 was a conduit for social change. He fought for change in his homeland and died fighting for change in Cameroon. Lapiro believed in the innate goodness of man but also had the conviction that absolute power corrupts absolutely. He was noted for contending that ""power creates monsters."" His entire musical career was devoted to fighting the cause of the downtrodden in Cameroon. He composed s
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Bamenda, Cameroon : Langaa Research & Publishing CIG
  • Format: 1 online resource (206 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 9956-791-35-0
  • Subjects: Social change -- Cameroon; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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