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Black empire : the masculine global imaginary of Caribbean intellectuals in the United States, 1914-1962

Author: Michelle Ann Stephens
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2005.
Series: New Americanists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the writings of Marcus Garvey, Claude McKay and C.L.R. James and argues that these black transnationals articulated a novel conception of black identity that reconfigures the meaning of American nationality.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Stephens, Michelle Ann, 1969-
Black empire.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)697900012
Named Person: Marcus Garvey; Claude McKay; C L R James; Marcus Moziah Garvey; Claude MacKay; Cyril Lionel Robert James; Cyril L R James; Marcus Garvey; Claude McKay
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Ann Stephens
ISBN: 0822335514 9780822335511 0822335883 9780822335887
OCLC Number: 57613503
Description: xii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The new worldly Negro : sovereignty, revolutionary masculinity, and American internationalism --
The woman of color and the literature of a new Black world --
Marcus Garvey, Black emperor --
The Black star line and the Negro ship of state --
Claude McKay and Harlem, Black belt of the metropolis --
"Nationality doubtful" and Banjo's crew in Marseilles --
C.L.R. James and the fugitive slave in American civilization --
America is one island only : the Caribbean and American studies.
Series Title: New Americanists.
Responsibility: Michelle Ann Stephens.
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