Edward Wilmot Blyden and the Racial Nationalist Imagination

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Edward Wilmot Blyden and the Racial Nationalist Imagination is a critical study of one of the most prolific and knowledgeable black-world intellectuals of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Focusing on his writings, it shows the contradictions, ambiguities, complexities, and paradoxes in Blyden's powerful black racial nationalism. Blyden was a modernist who called upon African Americans to "uplift" Africa; yet he was a defender of Africa's culture and customs. He was the most sophisticated critic of Eurocentrism; ...

Edward Wilmot Blyden and the Racial Nationalist Imagination 2012, University of Rochester Press, Rochester

ISBN-13: 9781580464284

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