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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Afro-Nordic Landscapes : Equality and Race in Northern Europe.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|Description:||1 online resource (541 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I.; II.; III.; Notes; Bibliography; Part I: The Nation; 1. Imagining Blackness at the Margins: Race and Difference in Iceland; Africa in Iceland Prior to the 19th Century; Creating a Racial Community in Iceland; Racial Meanings in Contemporary Iceland; Notes; Bibliography; 2. Queendom: On Being Black, Feminist Norwegian Women; 'Race' and Racism in Norway; A Feminist Queendom: "We are all Women that Work for Women to be Better Women." An Anti-Racist Queendom: "You Delete us from our Own History of Being Here: Don't do That!"The Differences that Make us: Concluding Remarks; Notes; Bibliography; 3. The Midnight Sun Never Sets: An Email Conversation About Jazz, Race and National Identity in Denmark, Norway and Sweden; The Early Reception; From Demonized to Assimilated; WWII; The Harlem Kiddies; The Golden Years of Swedish Jazz; The Jazz Capitol; Race in "the Cop"; Tchicai; Jazz as High Art; A Nordic Tone?; Mazur; Part II: Racism; 4. There's a White Elephant in the Room: Equality and Race in (Northern) Europe; Dignity First. Humanism or Pseudo-Humanism?The Politics of Race Blindness; White Supremacy; Embodying Equality; Notes; Bibliography; 5. Racism Is No Joke: A Swedish Minister and a Hottentot Venus Cake-An Email Conversation; Dissenting Voices; Representing the State; Whose Freedom?; Empowering African Women; Afromantics; A Nation of Anti-Racists; Black Skull Consciousness?; Politicizing Black Swedish Subjectivity; 6. Searching for Words: Becoming Mixed Race, Black and Swedish; A Swedish Context; Mixed how?; Becoming a Nomadic Subject; Notes; Bibliography. 7. Bertrand Besigye's Civilization Critique: An Aesthetics of Blackness in NorwayAgainst Racism; Against an Alienating Norwegianness; An-Other Vision; Notes; 8. Two Poems by Bertrand Besigye; How a Black African Orders Black Coffee; You Can't Keep a Good Man Down. Or Black Hail Over all of West Side; Part III: Diaspora; 9. Talking Back: Voices from the African Diaspora in Finland; "Black" in Finland; Finns' Knowledge of Africans; Memoirs of the Only Black Finn; African Students in Finland; Discourses of Immigration; Talking Back to Exclusive Finnishness; Notes; Bibliography. 10. Den Sorte: Nella Larsen and DenmarkIn Search of Nella Larsen-In Denmark; "We Don't Think of these Things Here": Race and Colonialism in Quicksand's Copenhagen; Frøkken Crane Goes to Nørrebronx: "New Danes" and "Danish Values" in the Twenty-First Century; Notes; 11. A Horn of Africa in Northern Europe-An Email Conversation; Speaking of Racism; Discrimination in Context; Black in the Horn; Politicizing Race; Speaking of Integration; Contributors; Index.|
|Series Title:||Routledge studies on African and Black diaspora.|
"This is a timely and important book. It should be studied with care and profit inside the Nordic countries and also outside them by the broader international readership that has been established