Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness

Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness

by Paul Gilroy
     
 

There is, Paul Gilroy tells us, a culture that is not specifically African, American, Caribbean, or British, but all of these at once, a black Atlantic culture whose themes and techniques transcend ethnicity and nationality to produce something new and, until now, unremarked. Challenging the practices and assumptions of cultural studies, Gilroy complicates and…  See more details below

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There is, Paul Gilroy tells us, a culture that is not specifically African, American, Caribbean, or British, but all of these at once, a black Atlantic culture whose themes and techniques transcend ethnicity and nationality to produce something new and, until now, unremarked. Challenging the practices and assumptions of cultural studies, Gilroy complicates and enriches our understanding of modernism. He also exposes the shared contours of Black and Jewish concepts of diaspora to establish a theoretical basis for healing rifts between blacks and Jews in contemporary culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780860916758
Publisher:
Analytical Psychology Club of San Francisco, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1993
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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