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Black land : imperial Ethiopianism and African America

Author: Nadia Nurhussein
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"As the only African nation, with the exception of Libera, to remain independent during the colonization of the continent, Ethiopia has long held significance for and captivated the imaginations of African Americas. In Black Land, Nadia Nurhussein delves into nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American artistic and journalistic depictions of Ethiopia, illuminating the increasing tensions and ironies behind  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nadia Nurhussein
ISBN: 9780691190969 0691190968
OCLC Number: 1128853731
Description: xv, 259 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Recognizing the Ethiopian flag --
Pauline E. Hopkins and the shadow of transcription --
Fashioning the imperial self --
Imperial embellishment --
Empire on the world stage --
Martial Ethiopianism in verse --
George S. Schuyler and the appeal of imperial Ethiopia --
Claude McKay and the display of aristocracy --
Conclusion: Langston Hughes's business suit.
Responsibility: Nadia Nurhussein.


The first book to explore how African-American writing and art engaged with visions of Ethiopia during the late 19th and early 20th centuries illuminates the increasing tensions and ironies behind  Read more...


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"Winner of the MSA Book Prize, Modernist Studies Association" "Finalist for the Pauli Murray Book Prize, African American Intellectual History Society" "Shortlisted for the MAAH Stone Book Award, Read more...

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