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The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness

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  • The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness (Verso Books) – Hardcover (1993)
    by Paul Gilroy

    The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness
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    Hardcover, Verso Books
    1993
    English
    320 pages

    ISBN: 0860914011
    ISBN-13: 9780860914013

    This text sketches a critical account of the location of black intellectuals in the modern world following the end of racial slavery. The book explores the reactions of black writers to modernity's colour-coded promises, demonstrating the value of a politicized post-modernism in re-reading black cultural politics and political culture. The lives and writings of key African Americans such as Martin Delany, W.E.B. Dubois, Frederick Douglas and Richard Wright are examined in the light of their experiences outside the US in ... Show more

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