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Africa in Europe : studies in transnational practice in the long twentieth century

Author: Robbie John Macvicar Aitken; Eve Rosenhaft
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013.
Series: Migrations and identities.
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This volume explores the lives and activities of people of African descent in Europe between the 1880s and the beginning of the 21st century. It goes beyond the still-dominant Anglo-American or transatlantic focus of diaspora studies to examine the experiences of black and white Africans, Afro-Caribbeans and African Americans who settled or travelled in Germany, France, Portugal, Italy and the Soviet Union, as well  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robbie John Macvicar Aitken; Eve Rosenhaft
ISBN: 1846318475 9781846318474
OCLC Number: 829929970
Description: xiv, 304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction / Eve Rosenhaft, Robbie Aitken --
I. Enacting Identity: Individuals, Families and Communities --
2. Prince Dido of Didotown and Human Zoos' in Wilhelmine Germany: Strategies for Self-Representation under the Othering Gaze / Albert Gouaffo --
3. Schwarze Schmach and metissages contemporains: The Politics and Poetics of Mixed Marriage in a Refugee Family / Eve Rosenhaft --
4. Among them Complicit'? Life and Politics in France's Black Communities, 1919-1939 / Jennifer Anne Boittin --
5. In this Metropolis of the World We Must Have a Building Worthy of Our Great People': Race, Empire and Hospitality in Imperial London, 1931-1948 / Daniel Whittall --
II. Authenticity and Influence: Contexts for Black Cultural Production --
6. Feral Benga's Body / James Smalls --
7. Like Another Planet to the Darker Americans': Black Cultural Work in 1930s Moscow / S. Ani Mukherji --
8. Coulibaly' Cosmopolitanism in Moscow: Mamadou Some Coulibaly and the Surikov Academy Paintings, 1960s-1970S / Paul R. Davis --
9. Afro-Italian Literature: From Productive Collaborations to Individual Affirmations / Christopher Hogarth --
III. Post-colonial Belonging --
10. Of Homecomings and Homesickness: The Question of White Angolans in Post-Colonial Portugal / Cecilie Øien --
11. Blackness over Europe: Meditations on Culture and Belonging / Donald Martin Carter --
IV. Narratives/Histories --
12. Middle Passage Blackness and its Diasporic Discontents: The Case for a Post-War Epistemology / Michelle M. Wright --
13. Black and German: Filming Black History and Experience / John Sealey --
14. Excavating Diaspora: An Interview Discussing Elleke Boehmer's Novel Nile Baby / Elleke Boehmer --
15. Afterword / Susan Dabney Pennybacker.
Series Title: Migrations and identities.
Responsibility: edited by Eve Rosenhaft and Robbie Aitken.

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The book examines the ways in which people of African descent have negotiated the challenges of building private life and community in Europe since the late 19th century, considering how their  Read more...

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