Modern Blackness: Nationalism, Globalization, and the Politics of Culture in Jamaica / Edition 1

Modern Blackness: Nationalism, Globalization, and the Politics of Culture in Jamaica / Edition 1

by Deborah A. Thomas
     
 

An ethnographic study of cultural policy in Jamaica as seen from above and below in relation to race, class, and nation.

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An ethnographic study of cultural policy in Jamaica as seen from above and below in relation to race, class, and nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822334194
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
Latin America Otherwise Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : "out of many, one (black) people"1
Ch. 1The "problem" of nationalism in the British West Indies; or, "what we are and what we hope to be"29
Ch. 2Political economies of culture58
Ch. 3Strangers and friends95
Ch. 4Institutionalizing (racialized) progress130
Ch. 5Emancipating the nation (again)158
Ch. 6Political economies of modernity195
Ch. 7Modern blackness; or, theoretical "tripping" on black vernacular culture230
Conclusion : the remix263

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