Blackness and Modernity: The Colour of Humanity and the Quest for Freedom

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Cecil Foster presents a rigorous interdisciplinary analysis of blackness by challenging existing notions of blackness and arguing for the viability of a multicultural world. In Blackness and Modernity Foster traces the main philosophical, anthropological, sociological, and mythological arguments that support views of modernity as a failed quest for whiteness. He outlines how these views were implemented as part of a "world history" and shows how Canada became the first country to officially reject this approach by adopting ...

Blackness and Modernity: The Colour of Humanity and the Quest for Freedom 2007, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773531055

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Blackness and Modernity: The Colour of Humanity and the Quest for Freedom 2007, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773532472

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