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Black London : the imperial metropolis and decolonization in the twentieth century

Author: Marc Matera
Publisher: Oakland, California : University of California Press, 2015
Series: California world history library, 22
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows the significant contributions of people of African descent to London's rich social and cultural history, masterfully weaving together the stories of many famous historical figures and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Matera
ISBN: 9780520284296 0520284291 9780520284302 0520284305
OCLC Number: 927272332
Description: xvi, 410 p. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : the imperial and Atlantic horizons of black London --
Afro-metropolis : black political and cultural associations in interwar London --
Black internationalism and empire in the 1930s --
Black feminist internationalists --
Sounds of black London --
Black masculinity and interracial sex at the heart of the empire --
Black intellectuals and the development of colonial studies in Britain --
Pan-Africa in London, empire films, and the imperial imagination
Series Title: California world history library, 22
Responsibility: Marc Matera

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"An important book." -- Marika Sherwood JISCMail "A tremendous contribution and very much to be welcomed." Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal "[Matera] successfully argues that these clubs helped Read more...

 
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