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Problematizing Blackness

Self Ethnographies by Black Immigrants to the United States

by Jean Muteba Rahier

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages224
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ISBN 100415931207
ISBN 109780415931205

  The slim book, at only pages, modernizes or refreshes the type of essay one would find in Baldwin's oeuvre, particularly those that comprise the stunning and expansive essay collection “The Author: Mensah Demary. This book explores one central question, among many others, while interrogating and problematizing this notion: How does understanding “race” help us to better appreciate the subtle ideological motivations and underpinnings of the European “civilizing mission”? Given this cultural tension between whiteness and blackness it became. Percy C. Hintzen is a professor and chair of African American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. His publications include The Costs of Regime Survival (), West Indian in the West (), and (edited with Jean Rahier) Problematizing Blackness: Self Ethnographies by Black Immigrants to the United States ()


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